New Haven


noun

a seaport in S Connecticut, on Long Island Sound.

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British Dictionary definitions for newhaven (1 of 2)

Newhaven
/ (ˈnjuːˌheɪvən) /

noun

a ferry port and resort on the S coast of England, in East Sussex. Pop: 12 276 (2001)

British Dictionary definitions for newhaven (2 of 2)

New Haven

noun

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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Cultural definitions for newhaven

New Haven

City in southern Connecticut.

notes for New Haven

Location of Yale University.
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