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Manhattan — Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and the citys historical birthplace.
The borough is coextensive with New York County, founded on November 1, Manhattan is often described as the cultural and financial capital of the world and hosts the United Nations Headquarters.
New York County is the United States second-smallest county by land area, on business days, the influx of commuters increases that number to over 3. Manhattan has the third-largest population of New York Citys five boroughs, after Brooklyn and Queens, the City of New York was founded at the southern tip of Manhattan, and the borough houses New York City Hall, the seat of the citys government.
The name Manhattan derives from the word Manna-hata, as written in the logbook of Robert Juet, a map depicts the name as Manna-hata, twice, on both the west and east sides of the Mauritius River.
The word Manhattan has been translated as island of hills from the Lenape language. It was not until the voyage of Henry Hudson, an Englishman who worked for the Dutch East India Company, a permanent European presence in New Netherland began in with the founding of a Dutch fur trading settlement on Governors Island.
Inconstruction was started on the citadel of Fort Amsterdam on Manhattan Island, later called New Amsterdam, the establishment of Fort Amsterdam at the southern tip of Manhattan Island is recognized as the birth of New York City.
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Contract bridge — Contract bridge, or simply bridge, is a trick-taking game using a standard card deck. It is played by four players in two competing partnerships, with partners sitting opposite each other around a table.
Millions of people play bridge worldwide in clubs, tournaments, online and with friends at home, making it one of the worlds most popular card games, particularly among seniors.
The World Bridge Federation is the body for international competitive bridge. The game consists of deals, each progressing through four phases.
During the auction, partners communicate information about their hand, including its overall strength, the cards are then played, the declaring side trying to fulfill the contract, and the defenders trying to stop the declaring side achieving its goal. The deal is scored based on the number of tricks taken, the contract, one theory is that the name bridge has its origins in the name of an earlier game.
However some experts think that the Russian origin of the game is a fallacy, another theory is that British soldiers invented the game bridge while serving in the Crimean War.
Bridge is a four-player partnership trick-taking game with thirteen tricks per deal, the dominant variations of the game are rubber bridge, more common in social play, and duplicate bridge, which enables comparative scoring in tournament play.
Each player is dealt thirteen cards from a standard card deck, a trick starts when a player leads, i. The leader to the first trick is determined by the auction, each player, in a clockwise order, plays one card on the trick.
Players must play a card of the suit as the original card led, unless they have none. The player who played the card wins the trick. Within a suit, the ace is ranked highest followed by the king, queen and jack, in a deal where the auction has determined that there is no trump suit, the trick must be won by a card of the suit led.
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