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New Canaan

New Canaan (kāˈnən) [key], town (1990 pop. 17,864), Fairfield co., SW Conn.; settled c.1700, inc. 1801. It is mainly a residential town and suburb of nearby New York City. Silvermine Guild Arts Center is located there.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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