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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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But by this time several exchanges had been opened for ordinary business, in New Haven, Bridgeport, New York, and Philadelphia.
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.
Department of Labor has sued a Bridgeport nursing home and its chief officer alleging that they diverted millions of dollars from the companys retirement plan improperly to a religious corporation and to themselves.
Second Period-2, Bridgeport, Strome 3 (Halmo, Keenan), 3:17 (PP).
has leased 40,000 s/fof warehouse space at 380 Horace Street in Bridgeport.
The Greater Bridgeport Transit Authority owns the trolley, which serves a town in the High Sierra.
premises on Cambridge Road in Leicester, United Kingdom, the city in which Bridgeport Machines Ltd.
These projects have included: a study commissioned to determine the impact of potential economic, environmental, community, and health impacts of a depressed section of the community, a study commissioned by the Bridgeport Public Education Fund on sources and uses of funds and best practices in its mini-grants program for elementary, middle and high school teachers, and a consulting project commissioned by the Bridgeport Port Authority for a proposed parking garage, new property leases, and revised fare structures.
BridgePort Brewing Company, the Portland, OR-based craft brewery that is a unit of the Gambrinus Co.
Patrick Ervin, chairman of Hardinge, said the manufacturing of the Bridgeport machines will end up being done in Hardinge's Taiwan plant.
Edwin Cabrera, 30, of Bridgeport, was charged with first-degree escape for allegedly fleeing a halfway house, where he was transferred in April to serve out a three-year prison sentence for a weapons charge.
This corruption has raised concerns about the adequacy of monitoring and oversight of the more than $82 million in federal funds Bridgeport has received in recent years.