Meaning of New Jersey

New" Jer'sey

Pronunciation: (jûr'zē-īt"), [key]
  1. a state in the E United States, on the Atlantic coast. 7,364,158; 7836 sq. mi. (20,295 sq. km). Cap.: Trenton. Abbr.: NJ (for use with zip code), N.J.
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