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New Providence,

borough (1990 pop. 11,439), Union co., NE N.J.; settled c.1720, set off and inc. 1899. It is largely residential but has some light industry. Roses and fruit are grown there commercially. Originally called Turkey Town, its name was changed to New Providence in 1778.

New Providence:

see BahamasBahamas, the
, officially Commonwealth of the Bahamas, independent nation (2015 est. pop. 387,000), 4,403 sq mi (11,404 sq km), in the Atlantic Ocean, consisting of some 700 islands and islets and about 2,400 cays, beginning c.50 mi (80 km) off SE Florida and extending c.
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New Providence

an island in the Atlantic, in the Bahamas. Chief town: Nassau. Pop.: 210 832 (2000). Area: 150 sq. km (58 sq. miles)
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