Jersey City


noun

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

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British Dictionary definitions for Jersey City

Jersey City

noun

an industrial city in NE New Jersey, opposite Manhattan on a peninsula between the Hudson and Hackensack Rivers: part of the Port of New York; site of one of the greatest railway terminals in the world. Pop: 239 097 (2003 est)
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Cultural definitions for Jersey City

Jersey City

City in northeastern New Jersey, opposite lower Manhattan.

notes for Jersey City

Port of entry; great shipping and manufacturing center.
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