Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

New England

geographical name

Definition of New England

  1. 1 the NE United States comprising the states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, & Connecticut

  2. 2 region SE Australia in NE New South Wales; in area of New England Range (part of Great Dividing Range)

New Englander play \ˈiŋ-glən-dər also ˈiŋ-lən-\ noun
New Englandy play \-dē\ adjective

Learn More about new england

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up New England? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


to manage or play awkwardly

Get Word of the Day daily email!