a seaport in S Connecticut, on Long Island Sound.
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)
City in southern Connecticut.
Note: Location of Yale University.
noun, American History. 1. a settlement founded in 1638 by John Davenport and Theophilus Eaton at Quinnipiac (now New Haven, Conn.).
noun, Nautical. 1. a straight stem for flatbottomed boats in which the ends of the side planking are mitered and covered with a sheet of metal, the stem piece being wholly inside.
noun 1. . [tey-luh-riz-uh m] /ˈteɪ ləˌrɪz əm/ noun 1. a modified form of Calvinism that maintains that every person has a free will, and that makes a distinction between depravity, as the tendency to commit sins, and sin, as a voluntary choice of evil actions.
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