n.— «Manhattanhenge Today…On these days, the Sun fully illuminates every single cross street during the last fifteen minutes of daylight and sets exactly on the street’s centerline. Upon studying American culture and what is important to it, future anthropologists might take the Manhattan alignments to be cosmic signs of Memorial Day and, of course, baseball’s All-Star break. » —“Manhattanhenge Today” by Jen Chung Gothamist (New York City) May 28, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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