Definition of Ellis Island in English:

Ellis Island

Line breaks: Ellis Is¦land
Pronunciation: /ɛlɪsˈʌɪlənd
 
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  • An island in the bay of New York that from 1892 until 1943 served as an entry point for immigrants to the US, and later (until 1954) as a detention centre for people awaiting deportation.

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elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody