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Term: New York

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Located at mouth of Hudson River; visited by Europeans 16th-17th cen.; settled by Dutch, seized by British in 1664; was cosmopolitan center & nation's largest city by 18th cen.; today is huge metropolis composed of 5 boroughs corresponding to 5 counties.ranked 1st by population in the 1980 census BGN 1931

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American, 1844 - 1907
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