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Brattleboro

[brat-l-bur-oh, -buhr-oh] /ˈbræt lˌbɜr oʊ, -ˌbʌr oʊ/
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1.
a town in SE Vermont.
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town (township), Windham county, southeastern Vermont, U.S. Brattleboro is situated on the Connecticut River at the mouth of the West River and is surrounded by the Green Mountains. The original settlement around Fort Dummer (established in 1724) was chartered in 1753 and named for Colonel William Brattle, Jr. For a time in the mid-19th century it was a popular health resort known for its pure spring waters. The town includes the villages of Brattleboro and West Brattleboro.

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