Hoboken [hoh-boh-kuh n] Examples noun

  1. a seaport in NE New Jersey, opposite New York City.

Examples from the Web for hoboken Contemporary Examples of hoboken

  • The Hoboken swagger had been replaced by a Wall Street stride.

    Frank Sinatra and the Birth of the Jet Set

    William Stadiem

    August 2, 2014

  • A selection of images will be on display at Mason Civic League in Hoboken, NJ begining June 5.

    O.J., Martha, Jagger, and Manson: Capturing Celebrities in the Dock

    Justin Jones

    May 29, 2014

  • And some in attendance—from what I remember from my Hoboken and Jersey shore days—definitely used to, at least socially.

    The War on Smoking Didn’t Save My Mother’s Life, but It Could Save Many More

    Joe Concha

    February 5, 2014

  • Over the summer, my then-pregnant wife and I moved from Hoboken (a mostly urban environment) to the suburbs of North Jersey.

    The War on Smoking Didn’t Save My Mother’s Life, but It Could Save Many More

    Joe Concha

    February 5, 2014

  • In Hoboken, which was hit hard by Sandy, the voting machines were delivered to polling places before the storm.

    Scramble Ahead of Election Day in Areas Hardest Hit by Sandy

    Ben Jacobs

    November 3, 2012

  • Historical Examples of hoboken

  • It lies on the Morris and Essex railroad, two hours ride from Hoboken.

    Black Bass

    Charles Barker Bradford

  • It lay for many years in the basin at Hoboken an unfinished hulk.

    The Age of Invention

    Holland Thompson

  • I think the name of the place was Hoboken, but I’m not sure.

    The Hated

    Frederik Pohl

  • “Naukeesha,” repeats Ruby, just as if it was some common name like Patchogue or Hoboken.

    Torchy, Private Sec.

    Sewell Ford

  • They boarded the ferry then, and went from Hoboken straight back to civilization.

    A Woman’s Will

    Anne Warner

  • British Dictionary definitions for hoboken Hoboken noun

    1. a city in N Belgium, in Antwerp province, on the River Scheldt. Pop: 33 476 (2002 est)

    Word Origin and History for hoboken Hoboken

    city in New Jersey, U.S., birthplace of Frank Sinatra, named by 17c. Dutch settlers for a village in modern Belgium that is now a suburb of Antwerp.

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