Definition of Connecticut from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Connecticut

 
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a small US state forming part of New England. It was one of the 13 original states. Its nickname is the Constitution State and the state song is Yankee Doodle. Connecticut has many industries but also large forests. The capital city is Hartford, which is the centre for US insurance companies. Its largest city is Bridgeport. Many people living in south-western Connecticut travel to work each day in New York City. see also Yale University
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Connecticut