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New Hampshire

[ hamp-sher, -sheer ]

noun

  1. a state in the northeastern United States. 9,304 sq. mi. (24,100 sq. km). : Concord. : NH (for use with zip code), N.H.
  2. one of an American breed of chestnut-red chickens raised for meat and eggs.


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) AbbreviationN.H.with zip codeNH


New Hampshire

  1. 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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Notes

One of the thirteen colonies .

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Other Words From

  • New Hampshir·ite [hamp, -sh, uh, -rahyt], New Hampshire·man noun

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Example Sentences

The ads are airing in New Hampshire and Georgia, where Democratic incumbents are predicted to face tough reelection campaigns.

A bill supported by the state's Democratic assembly speaker would give Nevada a primary “immediately preceding the last Tuesday in January,” which would nudge it ahead of both Iowa and New Hampshire.

Nevada Democrats introduced a bill on Monday that would change the state’s presidential nominating contest from a caucus to a primary and dislodge New Hampshire from its position as the first in the nation to hold its primary.

New Hampshire, for example, gives a family of three $1088 a month in TANF funds, while South Carolina gives the same-sized family $299.

From Time

That same year, she graduated from what is now Plymouth State University in New Hampshire, where she also received a master’s degree in education in 1971.

Even then, most of us doubted he would show up and actually sign the papers allowing him to enter the 1992 New Hampshire primary.

It was Dec. 20, 1991, the deadline for the New Hampshire primary.

With the exception of New Hampshire, Paul has not demonstrated potential enthusiasm in the early primary states.

In New Hampshire, the Massachusetts invasion has been staved off—for now.

He retired in 2013 as the IX Episcopal Bishop of New Hampshire.

New Hampshire adopted the federal constitution, recommending amendments, being the ninth state to do so; votes 57 to 46.

He was a practicing physician in New Hampshire, when the war of the revolution broke out.

The legislature of New Hampshire has the same power over this charter which belonged to the king who granted it, and no more.

A single observation may not be improper on the opinion of the court of New Hampshire, which has been published.

Her right to do so is less doubtful than the power of New Hampshire to pass the laws in question.

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