How to use Long-island in a sentence

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  • Nine of these Puritan Presbyterian churches were established on Long Island between 1640 and 1670 - one at Southampton and one at Southold (originally of the Congregational type) in 1640, one at Hempstead about 1644, one at Jamaica in 1662, and churches at Newtown and Setauket in the next half century; and three Puritan Presbyterian churches were established in Westchester county, New York, between 1677 and 1685.

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  • In 1815 the Fulton, the first steamboat on Long Island Sound, made its first trip from New York to New Haven.

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  • Early in the War of Independence Paulus Hook was fortified by the Americans, but soon after the battle of Long Island they abandoned it, and on the 23rd of September 1776 it was occupied by the British.

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  • In 1738 he went to Halle to finish his theological studies; he was a devoted worker in the Franckesche Stiftung, which later served as a partial model for his great-grandson's community at St Johnland, Long Island.

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  • The first settlers came from the New Haven Colony in 1640; but the Dutch, on account of the exploration of Long Island Sound by Adrian Blok in 1614, laid claim to Greenwich, and as New Haven did nothing to assist the settlers, they consented to union with New Netherland in 1642.

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  • The Norwalk Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has erected here a drinking fountain in memory of Nathan Hale, who obtained in Norwalk his disguise as a Dutch school teacher and then started on his fatal errand to Long Island.

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  • In October 1861 Captain John Ericsson, an engineer, and a Troy (N.Y.) firm, as builders, began the construction of the iron-clad "Monitor" for the Federals, at Greenpoint, Long Island.

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  • As early as the beginning of the 18th century its fleets vied with those of eastern Long Island.

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  • He preached in the Presbyterian church at East Hampton, Long Island (1798-1810, being ordained in 1 799); in the Congregational church at Litchfield, Connecticut (1810-1826), in the Hanover Street church of Boston (1826-1832), and in the Second Presbyterian church of Cincinnati, Ohio (1833-1843); was president of the newly established Lane Theological Seminary at Walnut Hills, Cincinnati, and was professor of didactic and polemic theology there (1832-1850), being professor emeritus until his death.

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  • In addition, it includes Long Island and Staten Island on the Atlantic Coast.

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  • The greater part of the sea coast is on Long Island - a low, sandy coast, the seat of numerous summer resorts and of some fishing.

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  • It is supplied by the tidaland wind-formed currents, which are drifting sand from the Long Island and New Jersey coasts, extending the barrier beaches, such as Sandy Hook, out across the entrance to New York Bay.

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  • On the summits of the Adirondacks are a few alpine species, such as reindeer moss and other lichens; on the shores of Long Island, Staten Island and Westchester county are a number of maritime species; and on Long Island are several species especially characteristic of the pine barrens of New Jersey.

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  • At Olean it is pumped into pipes which extend as far north as Buffalo and as far east as Long Island City.

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  • In 1610 a vessel was despatched with merchandise suitable for traffic with the Indians, the voyage resulted in profit, and a lucrative trade in peltry sprang up. Early in 1614 Adriaen Block explored Long Island Sound and discovered Block Island.

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  • The Dutch had long claimed the whole coast from Delaware Bay to Cape Cod, but by the treaty of Hartford (1650), negotiated between himself and the commissioners of the United Colonies of New England, Stuyvesant agreed to a boundary which on the mainland roughly determined the existing boundary between New York and Connecticut and on Long Island extended southward from the west side of Oyster Bay to the Atlantic Ocean.

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  • Howe, with a force of British and Loyalists vastly superior in equipment and numbers to Washington's untrained militia, landed in July on Staten Island and late in August defeated Washington at the battle of Long Island within the present limits of Brooklyn borough.

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  • Certain commercial interests of New York City favoured the Confederate cause, but MayorWood's suggestion that the city (with Long Island and Staten Island) secede and form a free-city received scant support, and after the san ' James Fenimore Cooper's novels Satanstoe (1845), The Chainbearer (1845) and The Redskins (1846) preach the anti-rent doctrine.

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  • Rejoining Washington's army, he served under General Israel Putnam in the battle of Long Island (August 27) and was taken prisoner.

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  • He served for a time on the staffs of Washington and Putnam in 1776-77, and by his vigilance in the retreat from Long Island he saved an entire brigade from capture.

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  • In September 1650 he came to an agreement with the commissioners of the United Colonies of New England at Hartford upon the boundary between New Netherland and Connecticut, involving the sacrifice of a large amount of territory, the new boundary crossing Long Island from the west side of Oyster Bay to the Atlantic Ocean, and on the mainland north from a point west of Greenwich Bay, 4 m.

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  • On the 22nd of August he crossed the Narrows to the Long Island 20,000 on the 25th, and on the 27th surprised the Americans, driving them into their Brooklyn works and inflicting a loss of about 1400 men.

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  • Thus Long Island (fronting Connecticut, but belonging to New York state), Block Island (part of the small state of Rhode Island), Marthas Vineyard and Nantucket (parts of Massachusetts) may be best explained.

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  • In 1696 the first church charter in New York was granted to the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church (now the Collegiate Church) of New York City; at this time there were Dutch ministers at Albany and Kingston, on Long Island and in New Jersey; and for years the Dutch and English (Episcopalian) churches alone received charters in New York and New Jersey - the Dutch church being treated practically as an establishment - and the church of the fort and Trinity (Episcopalian; chartered 1697) were fraternally harmonious.

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  • Brooklyn is served directly by the Long Island railway; by about fifty regular coast-wise and transAtlantic steamship lines; and by elevated or surface car lines on a large number of its streets.

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  • One of the most attractive features of Brooklyn is Prospect Park, occupying about 516 acres of high ground in the west central part of the borough, on a site made memorable by the battle of Long Island.

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  • On the slope of Lookout Hill (185 ft.) within the park is a shaft erected in 1895 to the memory of the Maryland soldiers who valiantly defended the rear of the American army at the battle of Long Island.

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  • Among the larger libraries of the borough are the Brooklyn public library, those of the Long Island Historical Society, on Brooklyn Heights, of Pratt Institute, and of the King's County Medical Society, and a good law library.

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  • His ancestry was mingled English and Holland Dutch, and had flourished upon Long Island more than 150 years - long enough to have taken deep root in the soil and to have developed, in its farmers and seafaring men, many strong family traits.

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  • The point of the peninsula is occupied by the storehouses of the steamboat companies, while metal wares and corn are discharged on a long island of the Oka, at the iron harbour and in Grebnovskaya harbour.

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  • Four years later, after the death of her husband, she settled on Long Island Sound near what is now New Rochelle, Westchester county, New York, and was killed in an Indian rising in August 1643, an event regarded in Massachusetts as a manifestation of Divine Providence.

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  • In 1833-1854 he was rector of St Peter's, Albany; in November 18J4 he was elected provincial bishop of New York in place of Benjamin Tredwell Onderdonk (1791-1861), who had been suspended, and upon Onderdonk's death he became bishop. In 1868 his diocese was divided, the new dioceses of Albany, Central New York and Long Island being separated from it.

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  • Elizabeth was settled in 1665 by a company from Long Island for whom the land had been purchased from the Indians and a grant had been obtained from Richard Nicolls as agent for the duke of York.

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  • He was educated at Bellevue Seminary, an institution conducted by his father, the Rev. William Henry Gilder (1812-1864), in Flushing, Long Island.

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  • The quarries of granite near Long Island Sound, those of sandstone at Portland, and of feldspar at Branchville and South Glastonbury, however, have furnished building and paving materials for other states; the stone product of the state was valued at $1,386,540 in 1906.

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  • One company, the New York, New Haven & Hartford, controlled 87% of this railway mileage in 1904, and practically all the steamboat lines on Long Island Sound.

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  • There was no in long island sound a catholic priest the option for.

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  • The Abaco and Exuma groups and Long Island each support populations exceeding 3000, and there are smaller populations on Grand Bahama, the Crooked Islands, Inagua, Mayaguana, Watling, Rum Cay and the Biminis, though these last, which are two very small north-western islands, are relatively densely populated with 545 persons.

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  • Although born in New York, Mr Roosevelt spent much of his boyhood at Oyster Bay, the country home of his father, on Long Island Sound, where he began with a distinct purpose, unusual among boys of his age, to build up a naturally frail physique by rowing and swimming in the waters of Long Island Sound, and by riding over the hills and tramping through the woods of Long Island.

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  • Served in a highball glass with a lemon wedge garnish, there isn't any iced tea in a Long Island Iced Tea.

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  • With its astronomical alcohol content, the traditional Long Island iced tea has a killer calorie content.

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  • The popular garnish for the Long Island is a lime wedge.

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  • We've watched her make wreathes from eggs collected at Turkey Hill; stencil floors at her beach house on Long Island and create warm, inviting décor accessories at her stone house in Maine.

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  • The fraternal twins were born at a Long Island hospital just after midnight early Friday morning.

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  • They offer a 100 percent satisfaction guarantee and serve all of North Jersey, from East Rutherford to Long Island City and beyond.

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  • You can take any number of Long Island wine tours throughout the year.

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  • With its first winery opening its doors in 1973, Long Island is considered one of the youngest wine growing regions in New York.

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  • It is home to three wine growing regions, called American Viticultural Areas (AVAs) - The main AVA, Long Island and two sub regions, The Hamptons and The North Fork.

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  • Popular wine destination - Long Island welcomes over one million visitors annually.

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  • Now, there are over 3,000 acres of grapes planted in Long Island.

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  • Before you begin planning your Long Island wine tour, you want to make sure that the winery or vineyard is open and gives tours.

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  • Of course, before you book your trip, you are going to want to decide which part of Long Island wine country you want to see.

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  • Here is a little more information about the three AVAs on Long Island.

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  • This area of Long Island wine country is also referred as The Hamptons/South Fork.

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  • Whether you prefer to go solo or with a group of people, touring Long Island vineyards is a great wine vacation or weekend getaway.

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  • Here's a short list of some common concerns in relation to Long Island laser hair removal.

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  • The use of the term "permanent" mistakenly leads patients into thinking that their Long Island laser hair removal is indeed permanent, but this is not the case.

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  • The company manufactures over 1,000 vitamins at their Long Island headquarters to ensure consistent quality.

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  • The legend of the house, as told in the book The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson, tells the story of the Lutz family who unwittingly purchase the haunted house as their dream home in a peaceful Long Island town.

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  • Coming home to Long Island after a date at two o'clock in the morning, Savalas ran out of gas.

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  • Boasting two studios on Long Island and in Queens, the Yoga Teachers' Training Institute offers two different options for yoga certification classes in Queens, NY.

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  • In Great Neck, Long Island, the Long Island Yoga School offers a 200-hour training program, as well as an advanced level 300-hour program; the first leads to becoming an RYT-200, while the second leads to the RYT-500 designation.

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  • Located in four different regions of the United States, YogaWorks has trainings on Long Island.

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