- a seaport in S Connecticut, on Long Island Sound.
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Examples from the Web for newhaven
After writing his letters, Lucan left the Uckfield house at 1:15 a.m. and drove 16 miles to Newhaven, where he dumped the Corsair.Lord Lucan’s Whereabouts: The Tabloid Rebirth of a Decades-Old Crime
February 25, 2012
It occurs at Newhaven in Sussex, where there is a small apse.The Ground Plan of the English Parish Church
A. Hamilton Thompson
I knew an egotist who met a female acquaintance in Newhaven village.A Simpleton
We have got into an immense difficulty with the people of Newhaven.The Letters of Charles Dickens
It was the train for Newhaven, that runs in connection with the boat to Dieppe.Young Blood
E. W. Hornung
Most picturesque of all the figures to be seen in Edinburgh are the Newhaven fishwives.Glimpses of Three Coasts
Helen Hunt Jackson
- a ferry port and resort on the S coast of England, in East Sussex. Pop: 12 276 (2001)
- 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)
City in southern Connecticut.
Location of Yale University.
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