What is New York?

  • (noun): A Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies.
    Synonyms: New York State, Empire State, NY
    See also — Additional definitions below

New York

New York (i/nuː ˈjɔrk/; locally ) is a state in the Northeastern region of the United States. New York is the 27th-most extensive, the 3rd-most populous, and the 7th-most densely populated of the 50 United States. New York is bordered by New Jersey and Pennsylvania to the south, and by Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont to the east. The state has a maritime border with Rhode Island east of Long Island, as well as an international border with the Canadian provinces of Ontario to the west and north, and Quebec to the north. The state of New York is often referred to as New York State to distinguish it from New York City.

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York, Green County, Wisconsin - Demographics
... There were 216 households out of which 38.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.5% were married couples living together, 3.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.0% were non-families. 13.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ...
79th New York Volunteer Infantry
... The 79th New York Volunteer Infantry was a military regiment organized on June 20, 1859 in the state of New York ... it was one of the three regiments which formed the Fourth Brigade of the First Division of the New York State Militia ...
New York - Sports
... New York hosted the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics at Lake Placid ... New York City bid to host the 2012 Summer Olympics but lost to London ... New York is the home of one National Football League team, the Buffalo Bills (based in the suburb of Orchard Park) ...
Theodor W. Adorno - Life and Career - Exile: Oxford, London, New York, Los Angeles
... By this time, the Institute for Social Research had relocated to New York City and began making overtures to Adorno ... receiving an invitation from Horkheimer to visit the Institute in New York, Adorno sailed for New York on June 9, 1937 and stayed there for two weeks ... While in New York, Max Horkheimer’s essays “The Latest Attack on Metaphysics” and “Traditional and Critical Theory,” which would soon become instructive for the Institute’s ...
Space Shuttle Enterprise - Service - Museum Exhibit - New York
... to the Intrepid Sea, Air Space Museum in New York City ... Enterprise took off from Dulles International Airport en-route to a fly-by over the Hudson River, New York's JFK International Airport, the Statue of Liberty, the George Washington and Verrazano-Narrows Bridges, and ...

More definitions of "New York":

  • (noun): The largest city in New York State and in the United States; located in southeastern New York at the mouth of the Hudson river; a major financial and cultural center.
    Synonyms: New York City, Greater New York
  • (noun): One of the British colonies that formed the United States.

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