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New York


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political
Description
Located at mouth of Hudson River; visited by Europeans 16th-17th century. Settled by the Dutch; seized by the British in 1664. Was a cosmopolitan center and the nation's largest city by the 18th century. Today is a huge metropolis composed of five boroughs corresponding to five counties. (TGN)
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Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)
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