West Point

noun
United States Army installation on the west bank of Hudson river to the north of New York City; site of United States Military Academy
Instance Hypernyms: ↑military installation
Part Holonyms: ↑New York, ↑New York State, ↑Empire State, ↑NY

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noun
Usage: often capitalized W&P
Etymology: from West Point, U.S. military academy at West Point, N.Y.
: a grayish blue that is redder and paler than electric, duller and very slightly redder than copenhagen, and duller and very slightly greener than Gobelin

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a military reservation in SE New York, on the Hudson: U.S. Military Academy.

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West Point UK US
an important college in the US where students are trained to become officers in the US Army http://www.macmillandictionary.com/med2cd/weblinks/west-point.htm
Thesaurus: universities and collegeshyponym

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the U.S. Military Academy, founded in 1802, located on the site of a former strategic fort on the west bank of the Hudson River in New York

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