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New Jersey Syllabification: New Jer·sey

Definition of New Jersey in English:

A state in the northeastern US, on the Atlantic coast; population 8,682,661 (est. 2008); capital, Trenton; statehood, Dec. 18, 1787 (3). Colonized by Dutch settlers and ceded to Britain in 1664, it became one of the original thirteen states.


New Jerseyan
noun& adjective
Example sentences
  • It's true that most New Jerseyans probably will never use the act to request a record from a governing body.
  • I have walked in the shoes of the average New Jerseyan all my life, and I know the challenges they face.
  • After mortgage expenses, the median income New Jerseyan and Texan both have the same amount of spending money.
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