Definition of New england
1. Noun. A region of northeastern United States comprising Maine and New Hampshire and Vermont and Massachusetts and Rhode Island and Connecticut.
Terms within: Rustbelt, Connecticut, Constitution State, Ct, Nutmeg State, Maine, Me, Pine Tree State, Bay State, Ma, Massachusetts, Old Colony, Granite State, New Hampshire, Nh, Little Rhody, Ocean State, Rhode Island, Ri, Green Mountain State, Vermont, Vt
Generic synonyms: Geographic Area, Geographic Region, Geographical Area, Geographical Region
Group relationships: America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa
Member holonyms: New Englander, Yankee
Definition of New england
1. Proper noun. (American English) Collectively, the six states of the United States colonized by the English in the 17th century, namely Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. ¹
2. Proper noun. (Australia) a loosely defined region in the north of the state of New South Wales. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Medical Definition of New england
1. The geographic area of new england in general and when the specific state or states are not indicated. States usually included in this region are maine, new hampshire, vermont, massachusetts, connecticut, and rhode island. (12 Dec 1998)
Lexicographical Neighbors of New England
Literary usage of New england
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry Reeve (1900)
"This fact alone shows the extent of the differences which exist between the two nations. PUBLIC SPIRIT OF THE TOWNSHIPS OF new england How the township of ..."
2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1909)
"new england. Americans in the making; new england's method of assimilating the allen. ... new england girl early In the 19th century. Priscilla. ..."
3. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1903)
"dead; and the religion of new england, as well as its political and moral convictions, had already acquired, in its isolated home, the strength of ..."
4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Thus the town system grew as new england grew, and was soon deeply rooted in the affections of the people. It resulted in a society that was as purely ..."
5. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"From 1620 onwards English Puritanism colonized new england. ... They co-operated in new england as they did in Old England in the county associations. ..."