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Connecticut River   /kənˈɛtəkət rˈɪvər/   Listen
Connecticut River

noun
1.
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.  Synonym: Connecticut.






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"Connecticut River" Quotes from Famous Books



... British blockaders on the New England coast began active operations by sending an expedition up the Connecticut River to Pautopaug Point, where the invaders landed, spiked the guns of a small battery, and destroyed twenty-two vessels. Thence they proceeded down the river, burning a few more craft on the way, and escaped ...
— The Naval History of the United States - Volume 2 (of 2) • Willis J. Abbot

... the controversy of the Connecticut River churches was embittered by political interests, it was essentially nothing else than the fermentation of that leaven of Presbyterianism which came over with the later Puritan emigration, and which the Cambridge Platform, with all its explicitness in asserting the rules given ...
— The Development of Religious Liberty in Connecticut • M. Louise Greene, Ph. D.



Words linked to "Connecticut River" :   United States of America, Connecticut, United States, US, U.S.A., U.S., USA, America, river, the States



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