Example sentences for: staten

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

  • Located in Staten Island, it's the largest and most poetically named garbage dump in the world).

  • In New Jersey and Staten Island, candidates from the two major parties debated the relative merits of alternative free-lunch options.

  • The McCain campaign has actually had an active office in New York for only a few weeks, and it is in the relatively isolated location of Staten Island, the smallest of New York City's five boroughs.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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