Definition of Staten Island in English:

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Staten Island

Pronunciation: /ˌstatn ˈīlənd/
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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Syllabification: Stat·en Is·land

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