Definition of Trenton

1. Noun. Capital of the state of New Jersey; located in western New Jersey on the Delaware river.

Exact synonyms: Capital Of New Jersey
Generic synonyms: State Capital
Group relationships: Garden State, Jersey, New Jersey, Nj

Definition of Trenton

1. Proper noun. The state capital of New Jersey, USA. ¹

2. Proper noun. (Chiefly American English) (place names male given name) derived from the place name. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trenton

Trendelenburg's operation
Trendelenburg's position
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Trendelenburg's test
Trendelenburg position
Trendelenburg radiograph
Trent Bridge
Trent River
Trentino-Alto Adige
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Treponema cuniculi
Treponema denticola
Treponema hyodysenteriae
Treponema mucosum
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Treponema pallidum immobilization reaction
Treponema pallidum immobilization test
Treponema pertenue

Literary usage of Trenton

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"While the battle of trenton was being fought, neither Ewing at ... 1777 occupied trenton, with strong outposts established nearby at the villages of Bor- ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"trenton is at the head of navigation on the Delaware river, which falls 8 ft. ... trenton is the see of Protestant Episcopal and Roman Catholic bishops. ..."

3. Manual of Geology: Treating of the Principles of the Science with Special by James Dwight Dana (1869)
"In New York and Canada, the trenton limestone directly overlies the Chazy. ... The trenton limestone in New York is grayish-black to black. ..."

4. Annual Report by New Jersey Geological Survey (1901)
"Outcrops of trenton Limestone near Stewartsville, 44 FIG. 6.—Section Showing trenton and Kittatinny Limestones at Phillips- burg 46 FIG. 7. ..."

5. Manual of Geology: Treating of the Principles of the Science with Special by James Dwight Dana (1880)
"trenton epoch (4 a), or that of the Black River and trenton limestones. 2. ... The earlier part of the trenton period was eminently a ..."

6. New Jersey, a Guide to Its Present and Past (2007)
"Terminal, 132 Perry St., for interurban lines; 21 N. Willow St. for trenton and Lambertville line. Taxis: 25$ to 8g0 according to distance by zones. ..."

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