Origin of Manhattansee Manhattan a member of a North American Indian people, speaking an Algonquian language, that formerly lived on Manhattan Island
Origin of Manhattanafter Manhattan, New York a cocktail made of whiskey and sweet vermouth, usually with a dash of bitters and a maraschino cherry
- A borough of New York City in southeast New York, mainly on Manhattan Island at the north end of New York Bay. Peter Minuit of the Dutch West Indies Company bought the island in 1626 from the Manhattan Indians, supposedly for $24 worth of merchandise. The settlement of New Amsterdam, renamed New York when the English assumed control in 1664, quickly spread from the southern tip of the island, eventually becoming the financial and commercial center of the United States.
- A city of northeast Kansas west of Topeka. It is the seat of Kansas State University (established 1863).
A cocktail made of sweet vermouth, whiskey, and a dash of bitters.
Origin of ManhattanAfter Manhattan1, a borough of New York City.