Definition of Connecticut in English:


proper noun

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