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Hartford

[hahrt-ferd]
noun
1.
(George) Huntington, 2nd, 1911–2008, U.S. businessman and patron of the arts.
2.
a port in and the capital of Connecticut, in the central part, on the Connecticut River.
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Hartford (ˈhɑːtfəd)
 
n
a port in central Connecticut, on the Connecticut River: the state capital. Pop: 124 387 (2003 est)

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Connecticut
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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Hartford definition


Capital of Connecticut.

Note: Center of the insurance industry.
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