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New England

A region of the northeast United States consisting of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.

New Eng′land·er n.

New England

n
1. (Placename) the NE part of the US, consisting of the states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut: settled originally chiefly by Puritans in the mid-17th century
2. (Placename) a region in SE Australia, in the northern tablelands of New South Wales

New` Eng′land


n.
an area in the NE United States, including the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
New` Eng′land•er, n.
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Noun1.New England - a region of northeastern United States comprising Maine and New Hampshire and Vermont and Massachusetts and Rhode Island and ConnecticutNew England - a region of northeastern United States comprising Maine and New Hampshire and Vermont and Massachusetts and Rhode Island and Connecticut
anadama bread - a yeast-raised bread made of white flour and cornmeal and molasses
johnny cake, johnnycake, journey cake - cornbread usually cooked pancake-style on a griddle (chiefly New England)
hasty pudding - cornmeal mush served with sweetening (maple syrup or brown sugar)
Rustbelt - urban areas in New England and Midwest characterized by concentrations of declining industries (steel or textiles)
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
Connecticut, Constitution State, CT, Nutmeg State - a New England state; one of the original 13 colonies
Maine, ME, Pine Tree State - a state in New England
Bay State, Massachusetts, Old Colony, MA - a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies
Granite State, New Hampshire, NH - a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies
Little Rhody, Ocean State, Rhode Island, RI - a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies; the smallest state
Green Mountain State, Vermont, VT - a state in New England
New Englander, Yankee - an American who lives in New England
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