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.