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Noun: Connecticut  ku'ne-ti-kut
  1. One of the British colonies that formed the United States
  2. A river in the northeastern United States; flows south from northern New Hampshire along the border between New Hampshire and Vermont and through Massachusetts and Connecticut where it empties into Long Island Sound
    - Connecticut River
  3. A New England state; one of the original 13 colonies
    - Nutmeg State, Constitution State, CT, Ct.

Type of: American state, Colony, river

Part of: America, New England, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA

Encyclopedia: Connecticut, United States