Coney Island
geographical name resort section of New York City in S Brooklyn; formerly an island

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Coney Island — Coney Island, MO U.S. village in Missouri Population (2000): 94 Housing Units (2000): 105 Land area (2000): 0.060425 sq. miles (0.156499 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.060425 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Coney Island — community in Brooklyn, N.Y., so called for the rabbits once found there (see CONEY (Cf. coney)) and was known to the Dutch as Konijn Eiland, from which the English name probably derives. It emerged as a resort and amusement park center after the… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Coney Island — [kō′nē] [< Du Konynen Eyland, rabbit island] beach & amusement park in Brooklyn, N.Y., on a peninsula, formerly an island, at the SW end of Long Island …   English World dictionary

  • Coney Island — (spr. konĭ ailänd, »Kanincheninsel«), kleine, durch einen schmalen Meeresarm von der Hauptinsel getrennte Düneninsel im Südwesten von Long Island (s. Stadtplan »New York«), die den sommerlichen Hauptbelustigungsplatz für die Bevölkerung des nahen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Coney-Island — Coney Island, ein öder Dünenstrich bei New York, am Eingange der Bai …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Coney Island — For other uses, see Coney Island (disambiguation). Coney Island peninsula from the air …   Wikipedia

  • Coney Island — Satellitenbild von Coney Island Strand …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Coney Island — Vue satellite Astroland et le Cyclone …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Coney Island — Foto satelital de Coney Island, centro izquierda de la imagen, tomada por la NASA. La península de la derecha es Rockaway en Queens. Coney Island es una …   Wikipedia Español

  • Coney Island — /koh nee/ an area in S Brooklyn in New York City: amusement park and beach. * * * Amusement area, southern Brooklyn, New York, N.Y., U.S. It was an island in the Atlantic Ocean until its creek silted up and it became part of Long Island. The… …   Universalium

  • Coney Island — noun a section of Brooklyn on the Atlantic; known as an amusement center • Instance Hypernyms: ↑city district • Part Holonyms: ↑Brooklyn * * * Coney Island [Coney Island] a famous beach and amusement park of south ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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