Definition of Connecticut in US English:

Connecticut

proper noun

  • 1A state in the northeastern 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 407 miles (655 km) to enter Long Island Sound.

Pronunciation

Connecticut

/kəˈnɛdəkət//kəˈnedəkət/