N section of Queens, New York City, on the East River
Origin of Flushingaltered from Dutch Vlissingen, town in the Netherlands
- A section of New York City in northern Queens on western Long Island. Flushing Meadows was the site of two world's fairs (1939-1940 and 1964-1965) and the temporary headquarters of the United Nations (1946-1949).
- See Vlissingen.
- Present participle of flush.