Pronunciation: (ku-net'i-kut),[key] —n. 1. a state in the NE United States. 3,107,576; 5009 sq. mi. (12,975 sq. km). Cap.: Hartford. Abbr.: Conn., Ct., CT (for use with zip code).
2. a river flowing S from N New Hampshire along the boundary between New Hampshire and Vermont and then through Massachusetts and Connecticut into Long Island Sound. 407 mi. (655 km) long.