There are 2 definitions of manhattan in English:


Line breaks: man|hat¦tan
Pronunciation: /manˈhat(ə)n


A cocktail made of vermouth and whisky, sometimes with a dash of bitters.
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  • We get manhattans, Martinis, the odd margarita.
  • Opened in 1995, your castle is actually an American bar, specialising in Martinis and manhattans for a metropolitan crowd of Viennese elite.
  • New Yorkers meet Californians and clash over Martinis and manhattans while the city view from here is as stunning as those hairstyles.

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There are 2 definitions of manhattan in English:


Line breaks: Man|hat¦tan
Pronunciation: /manˈhat(ə)n
An island near the mouth of the Hudson River forming part of the city of New York. The site of the original Dutch settlement of New Amsterdam, it is now a borough containing the commercial and cultural centre of New York City.


named after the Algonquin tribe from whom the Dutch settlers claimed to have bought the island in 1626.

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