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1. nutmegger: a person from Connecticut  
2. Albertus Magnus College: Small private college that has a liberal arts focus.  
3. Southern Connecticut State University: A public university that specializes in the development of students in the education program.  
4. University of New Haven: A private college in New Haven, CT.  
5. Connecticut College: A private liberal arts college.  
6. Eastern Connecticut State University: The third oldest public college in the United States. Liberal arts focus.  
7. Central Connecticut State University: The oldest public university in the United States.  
8. Western Connecticut State University: A public university, houses the Jane Goodall Center for Excellence in Environmental Studies.  
9. Saint Joseph College: Roman Catholic liberal arts women's college.  
10. Wesleyan University: Highly credited private liberal arts college.  
11. University of Bridgeport: Private college, known for bringing in international students.  
12. Hartford Seminary: Theological college in Hartford,CT.  
13. University of Hartford: Known as Uhart, the University of Hartford is a private university in West Hartford,CT.  
14. Yale University: One of the most prestigious university in the United States, Yale is always in the top 5 in all categories regardin...  
15. DPI: The local abbreviation used to describe the Daniel Packard Inn.  
 
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Children's street game of bygone days, involving pink Spalding (or "spaldeen") ball and broomstick. Now sadly defunct.

1. The Japanese cherry tree that makes the National Cherry Blossom Festival possible. The festival first started in 1934 to commemorate the mayor of Tokyo's gift of 3,000 sakuras to the city of Washington, D.C. The number of trees has since grown to over 6,000.

2. Japanese cherry tree.

Coffee laced with chicory. Rumored to have originated in New Orleans during the Civil War, when the city was under a federal blockade and could not import enough coffee, which necessitated blending...

The name of way too many streets in Atlanta. First of all, there's the main Peachtree-related drag, which changes its name every time locals get comfortable. Peachtree Road/Street/Industrial Boulevard. Are you kidding me?

Other Peachtree roadways include Peachtree Drive, Peachtree Circle, Peachtree Avenue. People say there are 71 Peachtree variations (and not the paltry 40 mentioned in another definition. Can we put a stop to this?

Satan's Steed is one of the nicknames of the blue horse sculpture just outside of the Denver International Airport. The horse's creepy red eyes attract all sorts of disgust from the Colorado public, who lament the fact that the sculpture is placed so prominently at the gateway to the city. Adding to the mustang's mystique, scupltor Luis Jimenez died...