Trenton [tren-tn] Examples noun
- a city in and the capital of New Jersey, in the W part, on the Delaware River: Washington defeated Hessian troops here 1776.
- a city in SE Michigan, S of Detroit.
- 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
- 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.
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.
April 10, 2014
During a December news conference in Trenton, Christie laughed off questions from journalist Matt Katz about the lane closures.
April 10, 2014
Stepien, the report claims, told Wildstein to go to “Trenton.”
March 27, 2014
The movement was spearheaded by longtime MillerCoors shop floor technician Kelly Harris, who works at the Trenton, Ohio, brewery.
July 1, 2013
Historical Examples of trenton
The branch cracked ominously as Trenton leaned yet a little further.
You see, with the exception of myself, Mr. Trenton is about the rudest man in England.
Trenton stopped the horse, and the boy looked up to see what was wrong.
You seem to have very settled opinions on the matter, Mr. Trenton.
Really, Mr. Trenton, we are getting along very rapidly, are we not?
British Dictionary definitions for trenton Trenton noun
- 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
- 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.
named 1664 by one of the proprietors, Sir George Carteret, for his home, the Channel island of. Jersey girl attested from 1770.
trenton in Culture New Jersey
State in the northeastern United States, bordered byto the north, the to the east, Bay to the south and west, and to the west. Its capital is Trenton, and its largest city is .
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