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New Haven

  1. a seaport in S Connecticut, on Long Island Sound.
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Historical Examples of new haven

  • New-Haven enjoys an elephant that has corns, and is about to be operated on by a chiropodist.

    Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 7, May 14, 1870


  • Perhaps we are amenable to the criticism of our New-Haven friend.

  • This objection, at least so far as the New-Haven theology is concerned, is founded in error.

  • These are points for which the advocates of the New-Haven theory strongly contend.

  • This is said by Mr. Metcalf, and by others of the New-Haven school.

British Dictionary definitions for new haven

New Haven

  1. 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

City in southern Connecticut.

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Location of Yale University.
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