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Noun: New York
  1. 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 centre
    - New York City, Greater New York, NYC, Big Apple [informal]
  2. A Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies, with capital Albany
    - New York State, Empire State, NY, N.Y.
  3. One of the British colonies that formed the United States, with capital New York City

Type of: American state, city, Colony, metropolis, point of entry, port of entry, urban center [US], urban centre [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: America, Mid-Atlantic states, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA

Encyclopedia: New York, Ontario & Western Railway