Vermont

[ver-mont]
noun
a state of the NE United States: a part of New England. 9609 sq. mi. (24,885 sq. km). Capital: Montpelier. Abbreviation: VT (for use with zip code), Vt.
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Vermont (vɜːˈmɒnt)
 
n
Vt, Abbreviation: VT a state in the northeastern US: crossed from north to south by the Green Mountains; bounded on the east by the Connecticut River and by Lake Champlain in the northwest Capital: Montpelier. Pop: 619 107 (2003 est). Area: 24 887 sq km (9609 sq miles)

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Vermont
U.S. state, 1777, name is based on Fr. for "Green Mountain," but perhaps was formed by one with limited knowledge of Fr., where the correct form would be Mont Vert (as in the Fr. village of Pont-de-Montvert).
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Vermont definition


State in the northeastern United States; one of the New England states. Bordered by Quebec, Canada, to the north; New Hampshire to the east; Massachusetts to the south; and New York to the west. Its capital is Montpelier, and its largest city is Burlington.

Note: It is home to the Green Mountains, from which it derives its name.
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