NewHaven

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A city of southern Connecticut on Long Island Sound northeast of Bridgeport. Settled 1637-1638 by Puritans, it was the center of a theocratic colony that was joined with Connecticut in 1664. From 1701 to 1875 it was joint capital with Hartford. New Haven is the seat of Yale University, founded in 1701. Population: 130,474.

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      town (parish), Lewes district, administrative county of East Sussex, historic county of Sussex, England, at the mouth of the River Ouse. “New” haven developed after the great storm of 1570, when the course of the lower Ouse shifted westward from its former outlet at Seaford. The port is the English terminus of a cross-Channel ferry service to Dieppe, France. There is some light industry, boatbuilding, and tourist trade. Pop. (2001) 11,171.

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