Meaning of Staten Island

Stat'en Is'land

Pronunciation: (stat'n), [key]
  1. an island facing New York Bay.
  2. Formerly,a borough of New York City including this island. 352,121; 64 sq. mi. (167 sq. km).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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