- state of the NE U.S.: one of the 13 original states: 47,214 sq mi (122,283 sq km); cap. Albany: abbrev. NY or N.Y.
- city & port in SE N.Y., at the mouth of the Hudson: divided into five boroughs (the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island): 365 sq mi (946 sq km)often New York City
Origin of New Yorkafter the Duke of York and Albany