Nutmeg State

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Noun1.Nutmeg State - a New England stateNutmeg State - a New England state; one of the original 13 colonies
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
New England - a region of northeastern United States comprising Maine and New Hampshire and Vermont and Massachusetts and Rhode Island and Connecticut
Bridgeport - a port in southwestern Connecticut on Long Island Sound
Farmington - a residential town in central Connecticut
capital of Connecticut, Hartford - the state capital of Connecticut; located in central Connecticut on the Connecticut river; a center of the insurance business
New Haven - a city in southwestern Connecticut; site of Yale University
New London - a town in southeastern Connecticut near Long Island Sound; an important whaling center in the 19th century
Waterbury - a city in west central Connecticut
Housatonic, Housatonic River - a river that rises in western Massachusetts and flows south through Connecticut to empty into Long Island Sound
Long Island Sound - a sound between Long Island and Connecticut
Taconic Mountains - a range of the Appalachian Mountains along the eastern border of New York with Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Vermont
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The $379 million Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union in Rocky Hill, Conn.
House, originally from The Nutmeg State, is studying international relations at Emmanuel College in Boston.
That means that though the Nutmeg State is the first to pass a GMO labeling law -- which Gov.
Prior to the acquisition, Wakefern operated 13 ShopRite and eight PriceRite stores in the Nutmeg State.
In a nutmeg state of mind: At Hearst's News-Times of Danbury, Conn.
Predictably, Howland put on a cautious spin in dissecting the Bulldogs (1-2), whose lone win came against fellow Nutmeg state school Sacred Heart.
With substantial utility energy price increases on the horizon, it appears that we have entered the Nutmeg State at an ideal time for Connecticut businesses.
The Nutmeg State senator is a nutcase when it comes to pop culture, which he finds too violent and sexy for children of all ages; with Bill Bennett, he used to hand out Silver Sewer Awards to the media's "top cultural polluters.
Former taxi driver John Lutters of Seymour, Connecticut, drove a cab in the Nutmeg State for about three years.
One would have thought that Connecticut, the second-largest New England state in terms of population, would have been the logical place for microbrewing to take hold in New England, but it wasn't until 1989 that a microbrewery opened in the Nutmeg State.
For me, it's spending time with friends, having a lot of laughs, and maybe even smoking a cigar," says the 43-year-old Waterbury, CT native, who is serving his second term as CEO of the Nutmeg State.