Flushing


Flushing
Flushing New York village established 1645 by English Puritans (now a neighborhood in Queens), an English corruption of Du. Vlissingen, name of Dutch town where the Puritans had taken refuge, lit. "flowing" (so called for its location on an estuary of the West Scheldt), related to FLUSH (Cf. flush) (v.).

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  • Flushing — – Main Street   …   Wikipedia

  • Flushing — ist ein Stadtteil von Queens, einem Borough von New York City. Bekannt ist der Flushing Meadows Park, in dem das Tennis Turnier US Open stattfindet. 55 Prozent der Einwohner von Flushing sind asiatischer Herkunft, insbesondere aus Taiwan, der VR… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Flushing — Flushing, OH U.S. village in Ohio Population (2000): 900 Housing Units (2000): 434 Land area (2000): 0.603604 sq. miles (1.563328 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.603604 sq. miles (1.563328 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Flushing, MI — U.S. city in Michigan Population (2000): 8348 Housing Units (2000): 3558 Land area (2000): 4.310458 sq. miles (11.164035 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.036358 sq. miles (0.094166 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.346816 sq. miles (11.258201 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Flushing, OH — U.S. village in Ohio Population (2000): 900 Housing Units (2000): 434 Land area (2000): 0.603604 sq. miles (1.563328 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.603604 sq. miles (1.563328 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Flushing — Flush ing, n. 1. A heavy, coarse cloth manufactured from shoddy; commonly in the ? [Eng.] [1913 Webster] 2. (Weaving) A surface formed of floating threads. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flushing — (spr. Flösching), 1) Städtischer Bezirk mit Postamt (Post township) in der Grafschaft Queen im Staate New York (Nordamerika) an den Long Island Sund u. die Flushingbai grenzend; 6000 Ew; 2) Postort darin, an der Flushingbai, 6 Kirchen, mehrere… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Flushing — (spr. flösch ), Stadt im nordamerikan. Staat New York, an der gleichnamigen Bai der Nordküste von Long Island, 10 km von New York, mit dem es durch Dampfer verbunden ist, hat viele Villen, ein Kloster, Irrenhaus und (1900) 25,870 Einw …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Flushing — [flush′iŋ] [altered < Du Vlissingen, town in the Netherlands] N section of Queens, New York City, on the East River …   English World dictionary

  • Flushing — 40° 45′ 57″ N 73° 49′ 59″ W / 40.76583, 73.83308 …   Wikipédia en Français


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