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It is all one to me if a man comes from Sing Sing Prison or Harvard. We hire a man, not his history.
Malcolm Forbes

Meaning of "Sing Sing" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SING SING

Variant of Ossining.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SING SING

Sing Sing play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SING SING

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determiner
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Sing Sing is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SING SING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Sing Sing

Sing Sing

Coordinates: 41°9′6″N 73°52′8″W / 41.15167°N 73.86889°W / 41.15167; -73.86889 Sing Sing Correctional Facility is a maximum security prison operated by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision in the village of Ossining, in the U.S. state of New York. It is located about 30 miles north of New York City on the east bank of the Hudson River. In 1970, the name of the facility was changed to "Ossining Correctional Facility" and, in 1985, it received its present name. "Sing Sing," was derived from the name of a Native American Nation, "Sinck Sinck", from whom the land was purchased in 1685. Sing Sing prison confines about 1,700 prisoners. There are plans to convert the original 1825 cell block into a museum.

Definition of Sing Sing in the English dictionary

The definition of Sing Sing in the dictionary is a prison in New York State, in Ossining.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SING SING

Singapore
Singaporean
singe
singer
singer-songwriter
Singh
Singhalese

WORDS THAT END LIKE SING SING

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Synonyms and antonyms of Sing Sing in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Sing Sing» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SING SING

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The translations of Sing Sing from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Sing Sing» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

唱就唱
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Sing Sing
570 millions of speakers

English

Sing Sing
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गाओ गाओ
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الغناء الغناء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Синг-Синг
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sing Sing
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Sing Sing
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sing Sing
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sing Sing
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

sing Sing
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

シンシン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

씽씽
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sing Sing
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Sing Sing
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பாடு பாடு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गाणे गा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Sing Sing
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sing Sing
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sing Sing
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Сінг- Сінг
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Sing Sing
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Sing Sing
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Sing Sing
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Sing Sing
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

Sing Sing
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Sing Sing

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SING SING»

The term «Sing Sing» is regularly used and occupies the 60.645 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SING SING» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Sing Sing

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QUOTES WITH «SING SING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Sing Sing.
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Malcolm Forbes
It is all one to me if a man comes from Sing Sing Prison or Harvard. We hire a man, not his history.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SING SING»

Discover the use of Sing Sing in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Sing Sing and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Newjack: A Year as a Prison Guard in New York's Most ...
WINNER OF NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS AWARD FOR NON-FICTION AND PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST Denied access to report on Sing Sing, acclaimed journalist Ted Conover went undercover, spending a year as a rookie officer, or 'newjack'.
Ted Conover, 2011
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The Jews of Sing Sing: Gotham Gangsters and Gonuvim
Sing-Sing prison opened in 1828, and since then, more than 7,000 Jews have served time in the famous correctional facility. The Jews of Sing-Sing is the first book to fully expose the scope of Jewish criminality over the past 150 years.
Ron Arons, 2008
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Condemned: Inside the Sing Sing Death House
These novels, written by two well-known evangelical Christians, depict the experiences of those "left behind" in the aftermath of the Rapture, when Christ removes true believers, leaving everyone else to suffer seven years of Tribulation ...
Scott Christianson, 2001
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The Rose Man of Sing Sing: A True Tale of Life, Murder, and ...
The author tells the extraordinary true story of the legendary newspaper editor who landed in Sing Sing after murdering his wife and became the prison's gardener, transforming fertile ground into rose gardens that rivaled the best in the ...
James McGrath Morris, 2003
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Sing Sing Prison
Sing Sing Prison contains rare photographs from the prison archives, the Ossining Historical Society, and a private collection.
Guy Cheli, 2003
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Miracle at Sing Sing: How One Man Transformed the Lives of ...
He organized legendary football games for his "boys," and befriended Hollywood greats such as Charlie Chaplin and Humphrey Bogart. This is "A story almost too good to be true, but too true to miss." -Mario Cuomo
Ralph Blumenthal, 2005
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ABC Sing-along
An alphabet book featuring pull-tabs and touch-and-feel textures includes a compact disc with twenty-six alphabet songs.
Teddy Slater, 2006
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Sing, Sing, Sing: Poems
This book is unlike any recent first collection by an American poet. It goes against the grain of contemporary fashion by replacing prosaic narrative with lyricism both symbolic and mysterious.
Bruce Murphy, 1991
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Sing Sing Nights
Sing Sing Nights is a startling example of Mr. Keeler's uncanny power to unravel the most involved plots and during the unraveling deepen the mystery until the very end of the story.
Harry Stephen Keeler, 2012
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Sing Sing: The Inside Story of a Notorious Prison
Denis Brian's book figuratively opens the gates of Sing Sing and permits readers to learn the tales locked inside the confines of this famous prison and meet the remarkable array of inhabitants, keepers, and luminaries connected with its ...
Denis Brian

7 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SING SING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Sing Sing is used in the context of the following news items.
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Sing Sing visitors arrested on contraband charges
OSSINING – Two people visiting inmates at Sing Sing have been arrested on contraband charges, according to state police. Evalina Anderson from the Bronx ... «The Journal News | LoHud.com, Aug 14»
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Up the river, infamous Sing Sing prison may include museum
OSSINING, N.Y. — An old power plant at Sing Sing that once supplied the juice for the electric chair is being eyed as the site for a museum dedicated to the ... «Press Herald, Jun 14»
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'I'm Free Now': How Eric Glisson Proved His Innocence From Behind …
While Eric Glisson languished in New York's Sing Sing prison for a murder he didn't commit, the years ticked by and the world moved on: Cell phones emerged ... «NBCNews.com, Jun 14»
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Katie Beers' captor John Esposito found dead at Sing Sing
John Esposito was found dead in his cell at Sing Sing prison in Ossining, N.Y., Wednesday afternoon -- hours after appearing in front of the state parole board, ... «Newsday, Sep 13»
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Sing Sing nun believed in innocence of man convicted in livery …
The 17-year nightmare of a man imprisoned for a murder he didn't commit will soon come to an end — thanks in large part to a nun who never lost faith in him. «New York Post, Aug 12»
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Innocent Man Leaves NY Prison For Boxing Ring
It was my escape from where I was at,” he said. Bozella was up the Hudson River at Sing Sing, one of the nation's most notorious prisons. Sent there for the 1977 ... «CBS New York, Oct 11»
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'Up the river' views: Sing Sing condos
Sing Sing, the maximum-security Westchester prison whose very name once struck dread into the hearts of the most vicious mobsters and murderers, may soon ... «New York Post, Apr 11»

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