[hak-uh n-sak]


a city in NE New Jersey, near New York City.

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Historical Examples of hackensack

  • It was in Hackensack that his writing career began to take off.

    Roy Blakely, Pathfinder

    Percy Keese Fitzhugh

  • Sard's plan was to make the trip up the Hackensack by themselves.

    Under the Law

    Edwina Stanton Babcock

  • Our situation there was exceedingly cramped, the place being a narrow neck of land between the North River and the Hackensack.

  • “Straight from the Hackensack meadows,” said Rand, referring to the once most favored habitat of the mosquito in the East.

  • He does not tell them, but the boys out on the line know his own experience with the Hackensack River bridge.

    The Modern Railroad

    Edward Hungerford