Atlantic City

Atlantic City

a city in SE New Jersey: seashore resort. Unabridged
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Atlantic City
a resort in SE New Jersey on Absecon Beach, an island on the Atlantic coast. Pop: 40 385 (2003 est)

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Atlantic City definition

City in southeastern New Jersey.

Note: A seaside resort and convention center. Gambling, which has been legal there since the 1970s, draws many visitors. The Boardwalk, which was first built in the late nineteenth century, is lined with shops and hotels.
Note: The street names of Atlantic City were used in the game Monopoly.
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