Meaning of Connecticut Compromise

Connect'icut Com'promise

Pronunciation: [key]
— Amer. Hist. Amer. Hist.
  1. a compromise adopted at the Constitutional Convention, providing the states with equal representation in the Senate and proportional representation in the House of Representatives. Cf. New Jersey plan, Virginia plan.
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