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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th 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. Today it is known for its insurance industry.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun 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.

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

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

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

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