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Connecticut

U.S. state, originally the name of the river, said to be from Mohican (Algonquian) quinnitukqut "at the long tidal river," from *kwen- "long" + *-ehtekw "tidal river" + *-enk "place."

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Definitions of Connecticut from WordNet

Connecticut (n.)
a New England state; one of the original 13 colonies;
Synonyms: Nutmeg State / Constitution State / ct / Ct.
Connecticut (n.)
a river in the northeastern United States; flows south from northern New Hampshire along the border between New Hampshire and Vermont and through Massachusetts and Connecticut where it empties into Long Island Sound;
Synonyms: Connecticut River
Connecticut (n.)
one of the British colonies that formed the United States;
From wordnet.princeton.edu