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New York City: New York – referred to as New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part – is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area, the premier gateway for legal immigration to the United States and one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. A global power city, New York exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world.

  • also known as The Big Apple; The Melting Pot; The City that Never Sleeps; The Capital of the World; Gotham; Empire City; New York, New York; NYC; New York; City of New York; Richmond County / New York city; New Yrok City; New York City, New York, USA; New York, NY; New York, U.S.A.; New York, N.Y.; New-York; New York City, New York; ニューヨーク市; /m/02_286
  • founded in (392 years ago)
  • country: United States of America
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Google previewThe American and English Encyclopedia of Law (1896)

by David Shephard Garland, James Cockcroft, Lucius Polk McGehee, Charles Porterfield

New York City Bar Association Reports. N. Y. City H. Eec. New York City Hall Recorder. N. Y. Civ. Proc. Eep. New York Civil Procedure Reports. N. Y. Co. New York Codes. N. Y. Code Bep. New York Code Reporter, New York City. N. Y. Code ...

Google previewThe Jewish Encyclopedia (1907)

A Descriptive Record of the History, Religion, Literature, and Customs of the Jewish People from the Earliest Times to the Present Day by Isidore Singer, Cyrus Adler

New York City Heksch. Alfred . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Philadel hia, Pa. Harbur r. Leo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . New York City Held, Charles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .New ork City Hark.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of New York City (2010)

Second Edition by Kenneth T. Jackson, Lisa Keller, Nancy Flood

subways: New York City Municipal Archives; sugar: New-York Historical Society; Sugar Hill: Lisa Keller; Surrogate's Court: New York City Municipal Archives; swimming: New York City Municipal Archives; ...

Google previewCatholic Encyclopedia (1907)

New York City McDonald, ...

Google previewWorkers in America: A Historical Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2013)

by Robert E. Weir

NEW YORK CITY TEACHERS STRIKE The New York City teachers strike of 1960 was a landmark event that led to the first collective bargaining agreement for public schoolteachers in a major US. city. It provided inspiration for teachers in ...

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Some of us claim that New York City is the capital of the country, indeed the capital of the world. Now, that may be a bit much for those who don't come from New York, but clearly we are an important city for reasons of our cultural advantages. (David Dinkins)
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