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jersey US English

A knitted garment with long sleeves worn over the upper body

Jersey US English

The largest of the Channel Islands; population 91,900 (est. 2009)

Jersey in jersey US English

An animal of a breed of light brown dairy cattle from Jersey

Jersey City US English

An industrial city in northeastern New Jersey, on the Hudson River, opposite New York City; population 241,114 (est. 2008)

New Jersey US English

A state in the northeastern US, on the Atlantic coast; population 8,682,661 (est. 2008); capital, Trenton; statehood, Dec. 18, 1787 (3). Colonized by Dutch settlers and ceded to Britain in 1664, it became one of the original thirteen states

pink jersey US English

(In the Giro d’Italia) a pink jersey worn each day by the rider who is ahead on time over the whole race to that point, and presented to the rider with the shortest overall time at the finish of the race

New Jersey New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

state in the north-eastern US

green jersey US English

(In a cycling race involving stages) a green knit shirt worn each day by the rider accumulating the highest number of points, and presented at the end of the race to the rider with the highest overall points total

yellow jersey US English

(In a cycling race involving stages, especially the Tour de France) a yellow jersey worn by the overall leader in a cycle race, at the end of any one day, and ultimately presented to the winner