Darien

Darien dâr´ēĕn˝ [key], residential town (1990 pop. 18,130), Fairfield co., SW Conn., on Long Island Sound settled c.1641, inc. 1820. An affluent suburb on Connecticut's Gold Coast, it has private waterfront clubs as well as both 18th-century and new houses.

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