Definition of New Jersey in US English:

New Jersey

proper noun

  • A state in the northeastern 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.


New Jersey

/n(j)u ˈdʒərzi/