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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of southern Connecticut on Long Island Sound northeast of Bridgeport. Settled 1637–1638 by Puritans, it was the center of a theocratic colony that was joined with Connecticut in 1664. From 1701 to 1875 it was joint capital with Hartford. New Haven is the seat of Yale University, founded in 1701.

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  • noun a city in southwestern Connecticut; site of Yale University

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