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     Ellis Island pronunciation in American English
/ˈelɪs ˌaɪlənd/
  1. an island near New York City that, in the past, was the place that dealt with people arriving from other countries to come and live in the U.S.


giving birth to a baby in the presence of a large number of close relatives and/or friends

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a condition when a person cannot see clearly objects that are close; long sightedness

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