Manhattan

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Named after the Algonquian tribe the land was purchased from, Unami Manna hata, "island of many hills."

Pronunciation[edit]

borough

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Manhattan

  1. An indigenous people of North America who lived in present day New York State.
  2. A borough of New York City, mainly on Manhattan Island.

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Noun[edit]

Manhattan ‎(plural Manhattans)

  1. A cocktail made from whiskey, sweet vermouth and bitters.