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New Haven

a seaport in S Connecticut, on Long Island Sound. Unabridged
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  • Their bodies were afterward privately conveyed to New Haven.

    King Philip

    John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
  • Of all the colonies, New Haven was the most distinctly commercial.

    The Fathers of New England Charles M. Andrews
  • Among the chief assets of her dear departed was a block of New Haven.

    The Paliser case Edgar Saltus
  • "The cheapest line is by the way of New Haven," said Mrs. Holiday.

    Rollo in Paris Jacob Abbott
  • And he was the best quoit-thrower in the New Haven town square.

    In a Little Town Rupert Hughes
British Dictionary definitions for New Haven

New Haven

an industrial city and port in S Connecticut, on Long Island Sound: settled in 1638 by English Puritans, who established it as a colony in 1643; seat of Yale University (1701). Pop: 124 512 (2003 est)
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New Haven in Culture

New Haven definition

City in southern Connecticut.

Note: Location of Yale University.
The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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