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New Hampshire

[hamp-sher, -sheer]
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  1. a state in the NE United States. 9304 sq. mi. (24,100 sq. km). Capital: Concord. Abbreviation: NH (for use with zip code), N.H.
  2. one of an American breed of chestnut-red chickens raised for meat and eggs.
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Related formsNew Hamp·shir·ite [hamp-shuh-rahyt] /ˈhæmp ʃəˌraɪt/, New Hamp·shire·man, noun
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New Hampshire

noun
  1. a state of the northeastern US: generally hilly. Capital: Concord. Pop: 1 287 687 (2003 est). Area: 23 379 sq km (9027 sq miles)Abbreviation: N.H., (with zip code) NH
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New Hampshire

State in the northeastern United States; one of the New England states. Bordered by Quebec, Canada, to the north; Maine to the east; Massachusetts to the south; and Vermont to the west. Its capital is Concord, and its largest city is Manchester.

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One of the thirteen colonies.
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