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New Haven

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.

New Haven

n
(Placename) an industrial city and port in S Connecticut, on Long Island Sound: settled in 1638 by English Puritans, who established it as a colony in 1643; seat of Yale University (1701). Pop: 124 512 (2003 est)

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n.
a seaport in S Connecticut, on Long Island Sound. 124,665.
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Noun1.New Haven - a city in southwestern ConnecticutNew Haven - a city in southwestern Connecticut; site of Yale University
Yale, Yale University - a university in Connecticut
Connecticut, Constitution State, CT, Nutmeg State - a New England state; one of the original 13 colonies
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The Duchess left on Friday, and we checked her baggage through to Lenox by the New York, New Haven & Hartford.
You drove a lady from here to the New York, New Haven & Hartford Depot last Friday?
We reached New Haven at about eight o'clock, after a journey of three hours, and put up for the night at the best inn.
Davenport, a very celebrated minister, went, with other people, and began a plantation at New Haven.
John, the oldest, in Yale, had elected to become a man of letters, and, in the meantime, ran his own automobile with the corresponding standard of living such ownership connoted in the college town of New Haven.
And at a fifth, in New Haven, Bell stood sixteen Yale professors in line, hand in hand, and talked through their bodies--a feat which was then, and is to-day, almost too wonderful to believe.
But by this time several exchanges had been opened for ordinary business, in New Haven, Bridgeport, New York, and Philadelphia.
The last news I heard of him was that he had been sent to Boston or New Haven.
This new office will allow us to provide even better service to our very important mid-West customers by providing increased product availability in the region and the kind of individualized, prompt service that New Haven is known for," says James Levine, CEO of New Haven.
In order to reduce operational costs, Yale New Haven had decided to modernize its legacy mainframe systems.
A group of 19 white firefighters and one Latino who had scored well on the exam, but were not promoted when New Haven declined to certify the test results, allege they were discriminated against based on their race in violation of Title VII and the Equal Protection Clause of the U.
The company, known for its work on the world's tallest towers and sports and office structures, will occupy new offices at One Audubon Street in the heart of New Haven.

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