Examples from the Web for manhattan
The detectives learned early on that Brinsley had arrived by bus in Manhattan.
A little over a week ago, a group of people marched down the streets of Manhattan and called for police to be killed.
He swiped one of them to get from midtown Manhattan to Brooklyn.Alleged Cop Killer Ismaaiyl Brinsley Had a Death Wish|M.L. Nestel|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her dance career was taking off, though, and she was now managing a very well-known dance studio in Manhattan.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau|Ian Frisch|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was the last really elegant shop of it kind left in Manhattan.The Bookstore That Bewitched Mick Jagger, John Lennon, and Greta Garbo|Felice Picano|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With the big bag inflated, she floated lazily in the air, about a quarter of a mile from the Manhattan.The Motor Boys Over the Ocean|Clarence Young
Seated in a large touring car, he traversed every street of lower Manhattan, carefully scanning the faces of men.Dust of New York|Konrad Bercovici
Every eye, ear, radio and television station will be turned towards Manhattan."To Invade New York...."|Irwin Lewis
And at the thought of her husband's tyranny, Mrs. Manhattan shrugged her shoulders and gazed complacently in her lap.Eden|Edgar Saltus
That town was packed snugly into the southern angle of the island of Manhattan, like a gift in the toe of a Christmas stocking.The Continental Dragoon|Robert Neilson Stephens
British Dictionary definitions for manhattan
Word Origin and History for manhattan
main island of New York City, from Dutch, from a native name, perhaps representing a Delaware (Algonquian) source akin to Munsee munahan "island." Bright favors Munsee /e:nta menahahte:nk/ "where one gathers bows." As the name of a cocktail made of vermouth, whiskey, and a dash of bitters, it is attested from 1890 (in Manhattan cocktail).