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Lynbrook

Lynbrook, village (1990 pop. 19,208), Nassau co., SE N.Y.; inc. 1911. It is a suburb of New York City on the south shore of Long Island. There is sheet-metal and furniture manufacture. Old Church dates from 1800. The area was settled in 1785 and was called Bloomfield. The name Lynbrook (formed by reversing the syllables in Brooklyn) was adopted in 1895.

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