the Big Apple

the Big Apple
the Big Apple
(also the Apple) see under ↑big1
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Main Entry:apple
the Big Apple
(also the Apple) (informal) New York City
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Main Entry:big

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— used as a name for New York City

She moved to the Big Apple after she graduated.

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Main Entry:Big Apple

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