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New Hampshire

New Hampshire

 
pronunciation:
nu haemp shr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a New England state between Vermont and Maine. (abbr.: NH)
definition 2: a reddish brown American breed of chicken.
derivation: New Hampshirite (n.)
Word History
New Hampshire was named in 1629, by Captain John Mason, after his home in Hampshire County, England.
Word Parts
The word new hampshire contains the following part:
-ite2 Greek noun-forming suffix that means person or thing that comes from, or is a member or follower of