Hamden definition by Webster's New World
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suburb of New Haven, in S Conn.: pop. 57,000
Origin: after J. Hampden (1594-1643), Puritan leader
Hamden definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A town of southern Connecticut, a residential and manufacturing suburb of New Haven. Population: 57,800.