Definition of New Jersey in English:

New Jersey

proper noun

  • A state in the northeastern US, on the Atlantic coast; population 8,682,661 (est. 2008); capital, Trenton; statehood, Dec. 18, 1787 (3). Colonized by Dutch settlers and ceded to Britain in 1664, it became one of the original thirteen states.

Pronunciation:

New Jersey

/n(j)u ˈdʒərzi/