Middle English conifrom Old French conispl. ofconilfrom Latin cunīculuspossibly akin tocunnus, cunusfemale pudenda
Coney Island is also the name of a 600,000 person community which is located on the western area of the peninsula.
On Coney's death he assumed command.
Today, Coney Island is also home to Astroland, Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park, 12th Street Amusement and Kiddie Park.
While the amusement park aspect that once made Coney Island famous is continuing to fade from the seascape, many families still visit Coney Island for old-fashioned fun and entertainment.
When one visits Coney Island, they must take a moment to reflect upon its rich history, rather than gazing too long at the ghost-town caliber shops and rides that now exist in certain areas of the peninsula.