A frankfurter served in a bun with condiments, especially meat sauce and onions.
(place) Beach & amusement park in Brooklyn, N.Y., on a peninsula, formerly an island, at the SW end of Long Island.
A hot dog.
A district of Brooklyn, New York, on the Atlantic Ocean. It became famous in the early 1900s for its boardwalk and amusement park.
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Origin of coney-island
From Coney Island
Coney-island Sentence Examples
The south shore of the borough has various summer pleasure resorts, of which Coney Island is the most popular.
King's Island first opened in 1972, 24 miles northeast of Cincinnati as a replacement park for the nearby Coney Island that suffered from floods and lack of space.
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.
The first carousel came to Coney Island in 1876, thanks to a Danish woodcarver, and this led to plenty of other amusements and eventually thrills such as the Cyclone roller coaster that was erected in 1927.