Nickname for Staten Island one of the five boroughs of New York City. Wu Tang Clan a famous rap group is said to have come up with this nickname.
Shaolin = staten island
by Jersey kid February 13, 2008
Top Definition
1. Branch of Kung-Fu martial arts.

2. (nickname) Staten Island, one of New York City's five boroughs. Slang made popular by the Wu-Tang hip-hop group.
1. I have trained in a ~ Kung-Fu temple, and am now nearly invincible.

2. "Wow, the ~ style is all in me
Child, the whole damn island's callin' me"
- Method Man, from "M.E.T.H.O.D Man"
by Ian Nelson-Roehl December 11, 2003
Staten Island, New York. Proclaimed Shaolin by the rap group, "The Wu-Tang Clan".
"I grew up on the crime side, the New York Times side
Staying alive was no jive
At second hands, moms bounced on old man
So then we moved to Shaolin land"

The Wu-Tang Clan
by Robert F. Diggs July 22, 2006
'Shaolin' is the nickname given to Staten Island, New York by the members of the Wu Tang Clan, 4 of their members hailing from 'Shaolin'.
'I come from the Shaolin slum, and the isle I'm from, is comin' through wit nuff n****s and nuff guns'

Quote of Inspectah Deck in the song 'Da Mystery of Chessboxin' by the Wu Tang Clan

'Nowhere to run to, nowhere to hide
It's them kids from the otherside "Shaolin" Worldwide'

Quote of Method Man in the song 'Shaolin Worldwide' by the Wu Tang Clan
by bruno226 February 15, 2007
An amazing girl usually with brown hair and brown eyes. Most likely a cheerleader or dancer. She knows how to make people smile and can makes friends with anyone who gives her a chance. She secretly wants love and almost always has crush. She has an amazing personality and she can always be trusted with anything. She is also very loud and spontaneous along with humorous. She is normally short or average and has an amazing sense of style. But if you make her mad, she can go into full force bitch mode. She just wants to give someone her everything and be someones love. If you meet a Shaolin, don't let her go or you will miss her. A lot.
"Dang that girl back there is loud."
"Shes prob a Shaolin."

"Dang look at the amazing cheerleader!"
"I bet shes a Shaolin!"
by Cheerleader99 November 28, 2012
Staten Island, NY. The borough ruled by punky little Italian Pizzans.
Yo bro, Give me the keys to your Monte Carlo so I can drive to Shaolin and pop that jagg-off who been sleepin with my Sister Gina.
by DANTANA May 27, 2006
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