Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge

[ ver-uh-zah-noh-nar-ohz brij, -uhd-zah- ]
/ ˌvɛr əˈzɑ noʊˈnær oʊz ˈbrɪdʒ, -ədˈzɑ- /

noun

a suspension bridge connecting Brooklyn and Staten Island in New York City. 4,260-foot (1,298-meter) center span, the longest in North America.

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Also called Ver·raz·za·no Bridge . Formerly Ver·ra·za·no-Nar·rows Bridge, Nar·rows Bridge .

Origin of Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge

First recorded in 1955–60; see origin at Verrazzano, narrow (def. 19) (The Narrows)

Words nearby Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge

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