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Staten Island

Syllabification: Stat·en Is·land
Pronunciation: /ˌstatn ˈīlənd
 
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Definition of Staten Island in English:

An island borough of New York City, in the southwestern part of the city; population 443,728 (2000).

Origin

named after the Staten or States General of the Netherlands.

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