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From the earlier form Manna-hata recorded by Dutch travelers and settlers, from its name in Unami, the local Algonquian language. That name is usually taken to be a compound of Unami mënatay (island) or Munsee munahan (compare Abenaki manahan) and another element.

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Manhattan

  1. An indigenous people of North America who lived in present day New York State.
  2. A borough of New York City, mainly on Manhattan Island, coterminous with New York County.
  3. A city in Kansas, USA, and the county seat of Riley County

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Manhattan (plural Manhattans)

  1. A cocktail made from whiskey, sweet vermouth and bitters.

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