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Trenton

[tren-tn] /ˈtrɛn tn/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of New Jersey, in the W part, on the Delaware River: Washington defeated Hessian troops here 1776.
2.
a city in SE Michigan, S of Detroit.
3.
a town in SE Ontario, in S Canada.
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Trentonian
[tren-toh-nee-uh n] /trɛnˈtoʊ ni ən/ (Show IPA),
noun
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Trenton

/ˈtrɛntən/
noun
1.
a city in W New Jersey, capital of the state, on the Delaware River: settled by English Quakers in 1679; scene of the defeat of the British by Washington (1776) during the War of American Independence. Pop: 85 314 (2003 est)
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Word Origin and History for trentons

Trenton

city in New Jersey, U.S., originally Trent’s Town, from William Trent, Philadelphia merchant who laid it out in 1714.

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