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New Jersey

geographical name

Definition of New Jersey

  1. state E United States ∗ Trenton area 7787 square miles (20,168 square kilometers), pop 8,791,894

New Jer·sey·an play \-ən\ noun
New Jer·sey·ite play \-ˌīt\ noun



NEW JERSEY Defined for Kids

New Jersey

geographical name New Jer·sey \ˈjər-zē\

Definition of New Jersey

  1. state E U.S.; capital, Trenton





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