The Big Apple
Big Apple Big Apple (b[i^]g" [a^]p`p'l), prop. n. New York City; -- a nickname, usually written {The Big Apple}. [PJC]

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  • (the) Big Apple — the Big Apple UK US an informal name for New York City Thesaurus: informal names for specific towns or citieshyponym …   Useful english dictionary

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  • the Big Apple — Meaning Nickname for New York, USA. Origin Derived from the translation by jazz musicians of the manzana principal area as apple orchard . Another explanation has it that jazz musician s slang for engagement was apple . A date in New York was the …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • The Big Apple — New York City, New York, USA    Guess what! My friend and I are going to live in The Big Apple! …   English idioms

  • the Big Apple — n American the nickname for New York City. It seems to have originated among jazz musicians, perhaps from the notion of a bite of the apple meaning a chance of success …   Contemporary slang

  • the Big Apple — informal New York City. → big …   English new terms dictionary

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