What is Connecticut?

  • (noun): One of the British colonies that formed the United States.
    See also — Additional definitions below


Connecticut (i/kəˈnɛtɨkət/) is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States. It is bordered by Rhode Island to the east, Massachusetts to the north, and the state of New York to the west and the south (with which it shares a water boundary in Long Island Sound).

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Fairfield, Connecticut - History - Twentieth Century
... The opening of the Connecticut Turnpike in the 1950s brought another wave of development to Fairfield, and by the 1960s the town's residential, suburban character was firmly established ... Fairfield, Connecticut Postcard from 1932 showing bathers at Fairfield Beach Historical Postcard of the Tide Mill Tavern Fairfield's Burr Homestead in a 1938 photo Pequot ...
USS Dallas (SSN-700) - Career
... Division of General Dynamics Corporation in Groton, Connecticut on 31 October 1973 and her keel was laid down on 9 October 1976 ... Development Squadron TWELVE, New London, Connecticut, where she was involved in many research and development projects ... Dallas has been a member of Submarine Squadron TWO, New London, Connecticut ...
Litchfield - Places
... Park, Phoenix Goodyear Airport, Arizona Litchfield, California Litchfield, Connecticut, a town Litchfield (borough), Connecticut, within the town of ...
Connecticut - Famous Residents
... Bush, the 43rd President of the United States, was born in Connecticut ... and creator of Family Guy, Seth MacFarlane was born in Kent, Connecticut ...
Igor Sikorsky - Death and Legacy
... Sikorsky died at his home in Easton, Connecticut, on October 26, 1972, and is buried in Saint John the Baptist Greek Catholic Cemetery located on Nichols Avenue in ... Sikorsky has been designated a Connecticut Aviation Pioneer by the Connecticut State Legislature ... The Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation in Stratford, Connecticut, continues to the present day as one of the world's leading helicopter manufacturers, and a nearby small airport has been named Sikorsky Memorial ...

More definitions of "Connecticut":

  • (noun): A river in the northeastern United States; flows south from northern New Hampshire along the border between New Hampshire and Vermont and through Massachusetts and Connecticut where it empties into Long Island Sound.
    Synonyms: Connecticut River