Definition of Connecticut
1 river 407 miles (655 kilometers) long in the northeastern U.S. rising in northern New Hampshire and flowing south along the border between New Hampshire and Vermont, through Massachusetts and Connecticut, and into Long Island Sound
2 state of the northeastern U.S. bordering on Long Island Sound; capital Hartford area 5018 square miles (12,997 square kilometers), population 3,574,097
CONNECTICUT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of Connecticut for English Language Learners
: state of the U.S.
the Connecticut River : river in the northeastern U.S.
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