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

  • A city of southwest Connecticut on Long Island Sound southwest of New Haven. Settled in 1639, it grew as a fishing community and is today the leading industrial center of the state. Population: 138,000.

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  • n. a port in southwestern Connecticut on Long Island Sound

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