Example sentences for: staten

How can you use “staten” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Staten Island , New York was named after the legislative governing body of the Netherlands, the Staten-General , perhaps because a meeting was held there in 1776 in which American and British representatives tried unsuccessfully to negotiate a peaceful end to the American Revolution.

  • 6. "We already qualified Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, and Staten Island in the first day," says O'Brien hopefully.

  • All from the Staten Island Advance , Aug., 25 1999

  • In the only congressional race of this election, the contest for Susan Molinari's seat on Staten Island was fought in part over the cost of driving across the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, which connects Staten Island to Brooklyn and thence to the rest of the world.

  • Mass commitment to urbanism has never existed in the United States--even in New York, which seems more urban than it really is because it annexed most of its suburbs (that is, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island) long ago.

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