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(Encyclopedia) Bronx, river, c.20 mi (30 km) long, issuing from Kensico Reservoir, SE N.Y., and flowing SW through the Bronx into the East River. The Bronx River Parkway, one of the…

Kensico Reservoir

(Encyclopedia) Kensico Reservoir kĕn´zĭkō [key], c.4 sq mi (10 sq km), SE N.Y., N of White Plains, formed by Kensico Dam (completed 1915) on the Bronx River. A principal unit in the…

Philipse Manor

(Encyclopedia) Philipse Manor, colonial estate of Frederick Philipse , confirmed by a royal charter (1693), extending from the present North Tarrytown, N.Y., to the present Bronx…