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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • The capital of Connecticut, in the north-central part of the state on the Connecticut River. Settled 1635-1636 by Massachusetts colonists on the site of a Dutch trading post, it became the nucleus of the Connecticut Colony in 1639. From 1701 to 1875 it was joint capital with New Haven. Population: 125,000.

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  • proper n. Any of a number of placenames in England, variants of Hertford.
  • proper n. A habitational surname from these places.
  • proper n. The capital city of Connecticut.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The Hartford grape, a variety of grape first raised at Hartford, Connecticut, from the Northern fox grape. Its large dark-colored berries ripen earlier than those of most other kinds.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the state capital of Connecticut; located in central Connecticut on the Connecticut river; a center of the insurance business

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