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Poughkeepsie Syllabification: Pough·keep·sie
Pronunciation: /pəˈkipsē/

Definition of Poughkeepsie in English:

An industrial city in southeastern New York, on the Hudson River, home of Vassar College; population 29,654 (est. 2008).

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