Definition of Connecticut in English:

Connecticut

proper noun

  • 1A state in the north-eastern US, on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean; population 3,501,252 (est. 2008); capital, Hartford. It was one of the original thirteen states of the Union and ratified the US Constitution in 1788.

  • 2The longest river in New England, rising in northern New Hampshire and flowing south for 655 km (407 miles) to enter Long Island Sound.

Pronunciation

Connecticut

/kəˈnɛtɪkət/