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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.
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(Placename) a port in SW Connecticut, on Long Island Sound. Pop: 139 664 (2003 est)
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(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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But by this time several exchanges had been opened for ordinary business, in New Haven, Bridgeport, New York, and Philadelphia.
Malloy was one of several speakers at the dinner, which celebrated those who are "building bridges" between Stamford and Bridgeport. His remarks were limited to three minutes and he did not elaborate on the "better fit" statement.
Originally founded in 1926 as the Norwalk Vault Company of Bridgeport, The Norwalk-Wilbert Vault Company is an independent licensee of Wilbert Funeral Services, which has served the death care industry in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York and New Jersey for 78 years.
Aery's MAAFA Influence, now in its tenth year, an extraordinary African-American history and performing arts program that has touched over 12,000 participants, including Bridgeport public and parochial school students.
For the second straight game, Tarasov beat Bridgeport goalie Rick DiPietro (27 saves) early in the first period, assisted by Taylor Doherty, then Kearns deflected Matsumoto's shot from the top of the right circle on a power play, breaking the Sharks' 1-for-32 string on the man advantage.
M2 EQUITYBITES-August 14, 2019-NSI Industries Acquires Bridgeport Fittings to Broaden Portfolio of Electrical Solutions
Time Equities has bought the Bridgeport Trade and Technology Center in Bridgeport, CT, for $13.85 million.
22 September 2017 - US-based midstream energy and wholesale energy services company Twin Eagle Sand Logistics, LLC a subsidiary of Twin Eagle Resource Management, LLC, has acquired a frac sand terminaling asset near Bridgeport, West Virginia from Process Transloading Bridgeport, the company said.
BRIDGEPORT -- After 20 years of service to the Bridgeport School District, Rich Halterman is retiring as the school's Athletic Director and School Board Member.
"Pete" Liebig, 67, of Keyser, WV and formerly of Bridgeport, WV passed away December 18, 2016 surrounded by his family.