New Hampshirite


Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

New Hampshire

Abbr. NH or N.H.
A state of the northeast United States between Vermont and Maine. One of the original Thirteen Colonies, it was settled by colonists from Massachusetts during the 1620s and 1630s and became a separate colony in 1741. New Hampshire was the first colony to declare its independence from Great Britain and the first to establish its own government (January 1776). It ratified the United States Constitution in 1788. Concord is the capital and Manchester the largest city.

New Hamp′shir·ite′ n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.New Hampshirite - a native or resident of New Hampshire
American - a native or inhabitant of the United States
References in periodicals archive ?
Fred Hall was an extraordinary New Hampshirite, man and attorney.
The New Hampshirite whose campaign management skills are among the things most to blame for moving the Trump sideshow into the center ring is charged with misdemeanor battery related after he allegedly roughed up a reporter in Florida in March.
Scott Brown withstood the carpetbagger charges and huge amounts of money thrown at him to put in a strong performance, although where he goes next as a New Hampshirite is open to question, given that in two years U.
Then, Scott Brown, former Massachusetts senator and recent New Hampshirite, got into the race, adding a lot of pizazz to it, and somewhat inexplicably getting favorable comments from lots of the GOP establishment.
Young cherry saplings growing around Portsmouth, part of the recent festivities for the 107th anniversary of a treaty ending the Russo-Japanese War, stand as a testament to the city's "citizen diplomacy," and New Hampshirites hope to plant more throughout the state in the future to remember their past.
As Iowans and New Hampshirites are discovering, he small-talks, back-slaps, and babykisses his way through a crowd with relish--a quality that will help in the small early-primary states, including South Carolina and Nevada.
They are both fourth-generation New Hampshirites, and bigger boosters for the state are hard to find.

Full browser ?