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New Jersey

New Jersey

 
pronunciation:
nu juhr zi
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part of speech: noun
definition: an eastern U.S. state on the Atlantic coast between New York and Delaware. (abbr.: NJ)
derivation: New Jerseyite (n.)
Word History
New Jersey was named after the Isle of Jersey, an island in the English Channel.
Word Parts
The word new jersey contains the following part:
-ite2 Greek noun-forming suffix that means person or thing that comes from, or is a member or follower of