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Vermont

[ver-mont] /vərˈmɒnt/
noun
1.
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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  • The two years following that, the games were held in mount snow, Vermont.
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Vermont

/vɜːˈmɒnt/
noun
1.
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) Abbreviation Vt, (with zip code) VT
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Word Origin and History for Vermont

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

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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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