Definition of New Jersey in English:

New Jersey

proper noun

  • A state in the north-eastern US, on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean; population 8,682,661 (est. 2008); capital, Trenton. Colonized by Dutch settlers and ceded to Britain in 1664, it became one of the original thirteen states of the Union and ratified the US Constitution in 1787.

Pronunciation

New Jersey

/njuː ˈdʒəːzi/