- a state in the NE United States. 5009 sq. mi. (12,975 sq. km). Capital: Hartford. Abbreviation: Conn., Ct., CT (for use with zip code).
- a river flowing S from N New Hampshire along the boundary between New Hampshire and Vermont and then through Massachusetts and Connecticut into Long Island Sound. 407 miles (655 km) long.
Examples from the Web for connecticut
Malloy, meanwhile, in his first term as governor of Connecticut, has delivered on a wish list of lefty priorities.
Connecticut was the first state to raise it to $10.10 an hour after President Obama called for it.
He is scheduled to continue campaigning on Monday, attending rallies for Republican candidates in Florida and Connecticut.Christie Blinks in Ebola Fight
Tim Mak, Olivia Nuzzi
October 27, 2014
That number is about the population of small towns like Phuket in Thailand or Danbury in Connecticut: no small achievement, that.Kailash Satyarthi, Malala's Nobel Peace Prize Co-Winner, Is Fighting India's Child Slavery Epidemic
October 11, 2014
Born in Connecticut in 1847, he had a long railroad career before coming to the B O in 1896.The Stacks: H.L. Mencken on the 1904 Baltimore Fire
October 4, 2014
Connecticut supplies all summer resorts with the finest Havana segars.
Mr. Abbey was born in Portland, Connecticut, August 19th, 1818.Cleveland Past and Present
Nor have other Eastern States done much better than Connecticut.The Railroad Question
The Connecticut soldiers had already returned to their homes.
At the mouth of the Connecticut River the fort of Saybrook had been erected.
- a state of the northeastern US, in New England. Capital: Hartford. Pop: 3 483 372 (2003 est). Area: 12 973 sq km (5009 sq miles)Abbreviation: Conn., (with zip code) CT
- a river in the northeastern US, rising in N New Hampshire and flowing south to Long Island Sound. Length: 651 km (407 miles)
Word Origin and History for connecticut
U.S. state, originally the name of the river, said to be from Mohican (Algonquian) quinnitukqut "at the long tidal river," from *kwen- "long" + *-ehtekw "tidal river" + *-enk "place."