- 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.
- one of an American breed of chestnut-red chickens raised for meat and eggs.
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New-Hampshire is rightly and truly designated the Granite State.
This is not equally true, however, of every portion of New-Hampshire.
A Southern volcano in New-Hampshire, pouring forth the lava of despotism in that incorrupt, and noble old fortress of liberty!Conflict of Northern and Southern Theories of Man and Society
Henry Ward Beecher
This extreme old age to which the agriculturalists of New-Hampshire attain, is perceptible to the most casual observer.
She was the only daughter of a well-to-do farmer in the town of B——, New-Hampshire.
- 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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One of the thirteen colonies.
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