Jersey City

Jersey City

noun
a seaport in NE New Jersey, opposite New York City.
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Jersey City
 
n
an industrial city in NE New Jersey, opposite Manhattan on a peninsula between the Hudson and Hackensack Rivers: part of the Port of New York; site of one of the greatest railway terminals in the world. Pop: 239 097 (2003 est)

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Jersey City definition


City in northeastern New Jersey, opposite lower Manhattan.

Note: Port of entry; great shipping and manufacturing center.
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