Definition of New Hampshire in US English:

New Hampshire

proper noun

  • A state in the northeastern US, on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean; population 1,315,809 (est. 2008); capital, Concord. The first colony to declare independence from Britain in 1776, it was one of the original thirteen states of the Union and ratified the US Constitution in 1788.

Pronunciation

New Hampshire

/ˌn(y)o͞o ˈham(p)SHər//ˌn(j)u ˈhæm(p)ʃər/