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1) Bronx, the. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...New York City, coextensive with Bronx co. (1990 pop. 1,203,789), land area 42 sq mi (106 sq km), SE N.Y. The name comes from Jonas Bronck, who purchased the land...

2) Bronx. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Kensico Reservoir, SE N.Y., and flowing SW through the Bronx into the East River. The Bronx River Parkway, one of the first limited-access highways in the New York...

3) New York, city, United States. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...New York, city, United States, city (1990 pop. 7,322,564), land area 309 sq mi (801 sq km), SE N.Y., largest city in the United States and one of the largest in the...

4) Triborough Bridge. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Triborough Bridge, New York City, connecting the boroughs of Manhattan, the Bronx, and Queens. Completed in 1936, it comprises three separate sections-a bridge crossing...

5) Philipse Manor. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...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,...

6) Hall of Fame for Great Americans. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Hall of Fame for Great Americans, national shrine, on the campus of Bronx Community College of the City Univ. of New York, Bronx, New York City; est. 1900. The Hall...

7) Davis, Gray. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Joseph Graham Davis, Jr.), 1942-, U.S. politician, b. the Bronx, N.Y. A graduate of Stanford Univ. (1964) and Columbia Univ. Law School (1967), he entered the army...

8) Morris, Richard Valentine. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Richard Valentine, 1768-1815, American naval officer, b. Morrisania, N.Y. (now part of the Bronx); son of Lewis Morris (1726-98). After the American Revolution he...

9) Morris, Gouverneur. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American political leader and diplomat, b. Morrisania, N.Y. (now part of the Bronx), grandson of Lewis Morris (1671-1746). He studied law and was admitted (1771)...

10) Yalow, Rosalyn Sussman. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Rosalyn Sussman, 1921-, American medical physicist, b. New York City, Ph.D. Univ. of Illinois, 1945. As a researcher at the Bronx Veterans Administration Hospital,...

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