Definitions for jersey city
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a seaport in NE New Jersey, opposite New York City. 229,039.
Category: Geography (places)
a city in northeastern New Jersey (opposite Manhattan)
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the most populous city in New Jersey, is separated from New York, of which it is practically a part, only by the Hudson River; has no pretension to beauty, but is a busy railway centre; has very varied manufactures, including sugar, flour, machinery, and chemicals, extensive shipping interests, and great trade in iron, coal, and agricultural produce.