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A city of southwest Connecticut on Long Island Sound northeast of New York City. Settled in 1639, it was a fishing and whaling community and later an industrial center.


(Placename) a port in SW Connecticut, on Long Island Sound. Pop: 139 664 (2003 est)


(ˈbrɪdʒˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt)

a seaport in SW Connecticut, on Long Island Sound. 137,990.
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Noun1.Bridgeport - a port in southwestern Connecticut on Long Island Sound
Connecticut, Constitution State, CT, Nutmeg State - a New England state; one of the original 13 colonies
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