与纽约紧密相关的九个词>>

1. The Empire City
帝国城市

David Stravitz first printed this name in his book titled New York, Empire City: 1920-1945. It represents New York City's wealth and resources. First president George Washington saw New York as the "seat of empire".
大卫·斯塔拉维兹在他出版画册《纽约,帝国城市:1920-1945》中首次将纽约称为帝国城市;其代表了纽约市的财富和资源。美国第一任总统乔治华盛顿称纽约为“帝王之座”。

2. The Big Apple
大苹果

Jazz musicians called New York City "the Big Apple" in the 1920s and 1930s. They got the term from a horse track worker who said where to a in NYC was referred to as the Big Apple.
20世纪20年代和30年代的时候,爵士乐音乐家们称纽约市为“大苹果”,他们主要是从赛马场工人口中得知的,那些赛马场工人在谈论纽约马赛的时候称之为“大苹果”

3. The City that Never Sleeps
不眠之城

A New York City nickname popularized from lyrics in the song "New York, New York" by the one and only Frank Sinatra.
纽约的这个绰号之所以有名,是因为我们独一无二的弗兰克·辛纳屈在歌曲《纽约,纽约》的歌词里唱过。

4. World's Biggest Urban Playground
全球最大的城市运动场

NYC was named this because children played stickball throughout the New York Streets in the 1930s.
纽约市得此名字是因为在20世纪30年代的时候,移民的孩子总会在纽约街道上打曲棍球。

5. The Melting Pot
大熔炉

The term Melting Pot was first used in publication by Israel Zangwill in his play adapted from Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet titled The Melting Pot in 1908.
大熔炉”这个词最初是伊斯瑞尔·赞格威尔在1908年的戏剧《大熔炉》里面用的,这部戏是他对从莎士比亚的《罗密欧与朱丽叶》的改编。

6. Manhattan
曼哈顿

Manhattan was the nickname used by the Algonquin Indians when the island was first settled by the Dutch in the 1620s. The name Manhattan was quickly adopted by the and today is the official name of the most famous .
在1620年,荷兰人首次在这个岛安定下来的时候,印第安阿尔冈琴族人就已经用“曼哈顿”这个绰号称呼这个岛了。定居下来的人迅速接受了这个名字。如今,曼哈顿已经是这个著名的行政区的官方名称了。

7. The City of Skyscrapers
摩天楼之城

New York City has more than any other city in the world. Many NYC buildings have had the honor of tallest in the world at one point.
纽约市拥有比全球任何城市都多的高楼大厦,很多纽约的大楼都曾经有“世界最高”的美称。

8. The Metropolis
大都会

Metropolis is the fictional name of the New York City clone in the comic book Superman.
大都会这个名字来自于一本叫《超人》的漫画,漫画中的这个城市就是克隆纽约的。

9. The Financial Hub
世界金融中心

With Wall Street leading the charge, New York City is the financial capital of the world. Enough said.
很多人都说,只要华尔街还占主导,我们就可以说纽约就是全球的金融中心。

10. Gotham / Gotham City
高谭市

Washington Irving wrote a satire titled the Salmagundi Papers calling New York City the name Gotham in 1807. Batman and DC Comics took it from there.
华盛顿·欧文1807年写了一部名叫《杂谈报》的讽刺作品,他在其中称纽约市为高谭市(Gotham)。蝙蝠侠跟DC漫画公司都是从这里引用了这个名字。