New-jersey



noun
1.
a state in the E United States, on the Atlantic coast. 7836 sq. mi. (20,295 sq. km).
Capital: Trenton.
Abbreviation: NJ (for use with zip code), N.J.
noun
1.
a state of the eastern US, on the Atlantic and Delaware Bay: mostly low-lying, with a heavy industrial area in the northeast and many coastal resorts. Capital: Trenton. Pop: 8 638 396 (2003 est). Area: 19 479 sq km (7521 sq miles) Abbreviation N.J., (with zip code) NJ

named 1664 by one of the proprietors, Sir George Carteret, for his home, the Channel island of Jersey. Jersey girl attested from 1770.

State in the northeastern United States, bordered by New York to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Delaware Bay to the south and west, and Pennsylvania to the west. Its capital is Trenton, and its largest city is Newark.

Note: One of the thirteen colonies.

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