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New York City

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City in New York state and largest city in the United States. (See Bowery, Broadway (see also Broadway), Bronx, Brooklyn, Fifth Avenue, Greenwich Village, Harlem, Madison Avenue, Manhattan, Park Avenue, September 11 attacks, Times Square, and Wall Street.)

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One of the key financial, communications, and arts centers of the world.
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