Lake Success, village (1990 est. pop. 2,500), Nassau co., SE N.Y., on NW Long Island; settled c.1730, inc. 1926. A residential suburb of New York City, Lake Success also has corporate offices and research facilities. It was the temporary home of the United Nations from 1946 to 1950.
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