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Hackensack

[hak-uh n-sak] /ˈhæk ənˌsæk/
noun
1.
a city in NE New Jersey, near New York City.
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  • Every evening he walked to the Boulevard, and gazed over the Hackensack meadows till the sun set.

    Rough-Hewn Dorothy Canfield
  • This is Colter, whom we brought to help us with the boat and all that; he knows the Hackensack.

    Under the Law Edwina Stanton Babcock
  • It was a little before midnight that he breasted the first rise of Jersey hills above Hackensack.

    Lad: A Dog Albert Payson Terhune
  • In 1795 bridges were built over the Passaic and the Hackensack.

  • Another moment and we flashed onto the Hackensack marshes and into the fully minted gold of superb morning.

    Shandygaff Christopher Morley
  • His early education was received at the Academy at Hackensack, and he was for a time a student at Princeton.

    Early American Plays Oscar Wegelin
  • At Hackensack, the principal cause of trouble was the smoke from the dinky locomotives.

  • The next movement of the enemy was designed to hem them in between the Hudson and Hackensack, and capture them.

  • They separate the valley of the Hudson from the valley of the Hackensack.

    The Hudson Wallace Bruce
  • The column on the west bank, consisting of 5,000 men commanded by Cornwallis, extended from the Hudson to the Hackensack.

    Life And Times Of Washington, Volume 2 John Frederick Schroeder

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