Definition of Connecticut River
1. Noun. 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.
Group relationships: America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa
Generic synonyms: River
Lexicographical Neighbors of Connecticut River
Literary usage of Connecticut River
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"Connecticut River at Hartford. worse in the past twenty-five years is ap- Feb. 11—Mar. ... 2 1875 6330 discharge of the Connecticut river; and to Sept. ..."
2. The New England Gazetteer: Containing Descriptions of the States, Counties by John Hayward (1857)
"Some »f the hills near Connecticut River have good granite quarried. There are several small harbors on the Sound, and on Connecticut River at ..."
3. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1894)
"Rare Visitants to the Connecticut River Valley in 1893.—Rynchops nigra.—During the prevalence of an unusually severe gale the latter part of August, ..."
4. Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society by American Antiquarian Society (1904)
"THE discovery of the Connecticut river has been generally attributed by historians to Adriaen Block. If Giovanni da Verrazano in 1524 or ..."