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Greenwich Village


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neighborhood
Description
Located in lower Manhattan; was village of Sapokanikan tribe of Algonquins, expelled by Dutch in 1626; became a colonial village; was an exclusive residential area from 1730; influx of foreign immigrants from 1880s; was haven for artists & poets in 1960s.
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Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)
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