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New Jersey

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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.

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Syllabification: New Jer·sey

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