Definition of New Jersey in English:

New Jersey

Line breaks: New Jer¦sey
Pronunciation: /njuːˈdʒɜːzi
A state in the north-eastern US, on the Atlantic coast; population 8,682,661 (est. 2008); capital, Trenton. Colonized by Dutch settlers and ceded to Britain in 1664, it became one of the original thirteen states of the Union (1787).


New Jerseyan

noun & adjective
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  • 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.

New Jerseyite

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  • But online and in the offices of Manhattan, New Yorkers and New Jerseyites traded blame for being its source.
  • It also features a chorus that neatly encapsulates why it's always easy for a New Jerseyite to find cheer.
  • Dr. Schlossberg is a New Jerseyite through and through.

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