What does manhattan mean?

Definitions for manhattanmænˈhæt n, mən-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Manhattan(noun)

    one of the five boroughs of New York City

  2. manhattan(noun)

    a cocktail made with whiskey and sweet vermouth with a dash of bitters


  1. manhattan(Noun)

    A cocktail made from whiskey, sweet vermouth and bitters:

  2. manhattan(Noun)

    a bar chart representing the number of runs scored each over (supposed to resemble a skyline of skyscrapers).

  3. Manhattan(Noun)

    A cocktail made from whiskey, sweet vermouth and bitters.

  4. Manhattan(ProperNoun)

    An indigenous people of North America who lived in present day New York State.

  5. Manhattan(ProperNoun)

    A borough of New York City, mainly on Manhattan Island.


  1. Manhattan

    A Manhattan is a cocktail made with whiskey, sweet vermouth, and bitters. Commonly used whiskeys include rye, Canadian whisky, bourbon, blended whiskey and Tennessee whiskey. The cocktail is often stirred with ice and strained into a cocktail glass, where it is garnished with a Maraschino cherry with a stem. A Manhattan is also frequently served on the rocks in an Old Fashioned glass. The whiskey-based Manhattan is one of five cocktails named for one of New York City's five boroughs, but is perhaps most closely related to the Brooklyn cocktail, a mix utilizing dry vermouth and Maraschino liqueur in place of the Manhattan's sweet vermouth, as well as Amer Picon in place of the Manhattan's traditional bitters. It is one of six basic drinks listed in David A. Embury's classic The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Manhattan

    a long island at the mouth of the Hudson, on which a great part of New York stands.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of manhattan in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of manhattan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Preet Bharara:

    As the United States attorney in Manhattan, I have come to worry about few things as much as the gathering cyber threat

  2. President Trump:

    I stay out of Manhattan because it’s so disruptive to go to Manhattan, whenever a president came in, it was very disruptive — and I think I’m probably more disruptive than any of them.

  3. Juan Mendez:

    On the federal level, I want to go to ADX in Florence, Colorado and to the Manhattan Correctional Center, those are where people accused of terrorism are taken or where they serve their term.

  4. Hong Kong:

    It will be like New York where you have people working in Manhattan and living on Long Island or in New Jersey and commuting in to work every day, people who can't have a home here (in Hong Kong) will live in Shenzhen and be able to come here in 10 minutes.

  5. Clark Bunting:

    Bipartisan, congressional approval for protecting and preserving Harriet Tubman's heroic life and work, Columbian mammoths and Ice Age fossils at Tule Springs, and the complexity of the Manhattan Project continue to make our National Park System our country's best idea.

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