Hoboken

[hoh-boh-kuh n]
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noun

a seaport in NE New Jersey, opposite New York City.

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Hoboken

noun

a city in N Belgium, in Antwerp province, on the River Scheldt. Pop: 33 476 (2002 est)
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Word Origin and History for hoboken

Hoboken

city in New Jersey, U.S., birthplace of Frank Sinatra, named by 17c. Dutch settlers for a village in modern Belgium that is now a suburb of Antwerp.

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