Trenton


Trenton

Trenton [tren-tn] Examples noun

  1. a city in and the capital of New Jersey, in the W part, on the Delaware River: Washington defeated Hessian troops here 1776.
  2. a city in SE Michigan, S of Detroit.
  3. a town in SE Ontario, in S Canada.

Related formsTren·to·ni·an [tren-toh-nee-uh n] /trɛnˈtoʊ ni ən/, noun New Jersey noun

  1. a state in the E United States, on the Atlantic coast. 7836 sq. mi. (20,295 sq. km). Capital: Trenton. Abbreviation: NJ (for use with zip code), N.J.

Related formsNew Jer·sey·ite [jur-zee-ahyt] /ˈdʒɜr ziˌaɪt/, New Jer·sey·an, noun Examples from the Web for trenton Contemporary Examples of trenton

  • The budget is a mess and officials in Trenton are whispering about a state takeover of the city’s finances.

    The Leak of a Mysterious Video Could Change the Outcome of Newark’s Mayor’s Race

    Charles Upton Sahm

    May 5, 2014

  • Just a few days later in Trenton, the state Assembly formed a special committee to investigate the lane closures.

    Christie Aides Can Keep Bridgegate Emails Under Wraps

    Olivia Nuzzi

    April 10, 2014

  • During a December news conference in Trenton, Christie laughed off questions from journalist Matt Katz about the lane closures.

    Christie Aides Can Keep Bridgegate Emails Under Wraps

    Olivia Nuzzi

    April 10, 2014

  • Stepien, the report claims, told Wildstein to go to “Trenton.”

    Team Christie Clears Christie Over Bridgegate

    Olivia Nuzzi

    March 27, 2014

  • The movement was spearheaded by longtime MillerCoors shop floor technician Kelly Harris, who works at the Trenton, Ohio, brewery.

    Nation’s Largest Brewery Goes Landfill-Free

    CNBC

    July 1, 2013

  • Historical Examples of trenton

  • The branch cracked ominously as Trenton leaned yet a little further.

    One Day’s Courtship

    Robert Barr

  • You see, with the exception of myself, Mr. Trenton is about the rudest man in England.

    One Day’s Courtship

    Robert Barr

  • Trenton stopped the horse, and the boy looked up to see what was wrong.

    One Day’s Courtship

    Robert Barr

  • You seem to have very settled opinions on the matter, Mr. Trenton.

    One Day’s Courtship

    Robert Barr

  • Really, Mr. Trenton, we are getting along very rapidly, are we not?

    One Day’s Courtship

    Robert Barr

  • British Dictionary definitions for trenton Trenton noun

    1. a city in W New Jersey, capital of the state, on the Delaware River: settled by English Quakers in 1679; scene of the defeat of the British by Washington (1776) during the War of American Independence. Pop: 85 314 (2003 est)

    New Jersey noun

    1. a state of the eastern US, on the Atlantic and Delaware Bay: mostly low-lying, with a heavy industrial area in the northeast and many coastal resorts. Capital: Trenton. Pop: 8 638 396 (2003 est). Area: 19 479 sq km (7521 sq miles)Abbreviation: N.J., (with zip code) NJ

    Word Origin and History for trenton Trenton

    city in New Jersey, U.S., originally Trent’s Town, from William Trent, Philadelphia merchant who laid it out in 1714.

    New Jersey

    named 1664 by one of the proprietors, Sir George Carteret, for his home, the Channel island of Jersey. Jersey girl attested from 1770.

    trenton in Culture New Jersey

    State in the northeastern United States, bordered by New York to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Delaware Bay to the south and west, and Pennsylvania to the west. Its capital is Trenton, and its largest city is Newark.

    Note One of the thirteen colonies.

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