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English noun: Jersey

1. Jersey (location) a Mid-Atlantic state on the Atlantic; one of the original 13 colonies

SynonymsGarden State, New Jersey, NJ

Instance hypernymAmerican state

Part holonymAtlantic City, Bayonne, Camden, Cape May, capital of New Jersey, Delaware Bay, Ellis Island, Jersey City, Morristown, New Brunswick, Newark, Paterson, Princeton, Trenton

Part meronymAmerica, Mid-Atlantic states, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA

Domain region membersBattle of Monmouth, Battle of Monmouth Court House, Monmouth Court House

2. Jersey (location) the largest of the Channel Islands

Synonymsisland of Jersey

Broader (hypernym)Channel Island

3. jersey (artifact) a close-fitting pullover shirt

SynonymsT-shirt, tee shirt

Broader (hypernym)shirt

Narrower (hyponym)polo-neck, turtle, turtleneck

4. jersey (artifact) a slightly elastic machine-knit fabric

Broader (hypernym)knit

5. Jersey (animal) a breed of diary cattle developed on the island of Jersey

Broader (hypernym)dairy cattle, dairy cow, milch cow, milcher, milk cow, milker

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