A city of southwest Connecticut on Long Island Sound northeast of New York City. Settled in 1639, it was a fishing and whaling community and later an industrial center.
Seaport in SW Conn., on Long Island Sound.
Bridgeport Sentence Examples
Within its original limits were included what are now the townships of Redding (separated, 1767), Weston (1787) and Easton (formed from part of Weston in 1845), and parts of the present Westport and Bridgeport.
During the colonial period Fairfield was a place of considerable importance, but subsequently it was greatly outstripped by Bridgeport, to which, in 1870, a portion of it was annexed.
Milford is served by the New York, New Haven & Hartford railroad, and by an electric line connecting with Bridgeport and New Haven.