Connecticut

Definitions of Connecticut
  1. noun
    a New England state; one of the original 13 colonies
    synonyms: CT, Constitution State, Nutmeg State
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    American state
    one of the 50 states of the United States
  2. noun
    one of the British colonies that formed the United States
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    Colony
    one of the 13 British colonies that formed the original states of the United States
  3. noun
    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
    synonyms: Connecticut River
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    river
    a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)
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