Definitions

from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A state of the northeast United States bordering on Canada. It was admitted as the 14th state in 1791. Explored by Samuel de Champlain in 1609, the region was first permanently settled by the British in 1724. Claims to the area were relinquished by Massachusetts in 1781, New Hampshire in 1782, and New York in 1790. Montpelier is the capital and Burlington the largest city. Population: 621,000.

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  • proper n. A state of the United States of America. Capital: Montpelier.

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  • n. a state in New England

Etymologies

From French verts monts (green mountains). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • WILLIAM SORRELL, VERMONT ATTORNEY GENERAL: There's nothing from this investigation that's been turned up, nor otherwise are federal and state authorities aware of any ongoing efforts to recruit young girls or boys here in Vermont to have sex with adults.

    CNN Transcript Jul 3, 2008

  • WILLIAM SORRELL, VERMONT ATTORNEY GENERAL: There is nothing from this investigation that turned up, nor otherwise are federal and state authorities aware of any ongoing efforts to recruit young girls or boys here in Vermont to have sex with adults.

    CNN Transcript Jul 3, 2008

  • WILLIAM SORRELL, VERMONT ATTORNEY GENERAL: There is nothing from this investigation that's been turned up, nor otherwise are federal and state authorities aware of any ongoing efforts to recruit young girls or boys here in Vermont to have sex with adults.

    CNN Transcript Jul 3, 2008

  • WILLIAM SORRELL, VERMONT ATTORNEY GENERAL: There's nothing from this investigation that's been turned up, nor otherwise are federal or state authorities aware of any on going efforts to recruit young girls or boys here in Vermont to have sex with adults.

    CNN Transcript Jul 3, 2008

  • Maine, -- southern sections; New Hampshire, -- most abundant eastward; in the Connecticut valley confined to the hills in the immediate vicinity of the river, extending up the tributary streams a short distance and disappearing entirely before reaching the mouth of the Passumpsic (W.F. F.int); Vermont, -- common west of the Green mountains, less so in the southern Connecticut valley (_F.ora of Vermont_, 1900); Massachusetts,

    Handbook of the Trees of New England

  • Found sparingly in western Vermont (_Flora of Vermont_, 1900); southern

    Handbook of the Trees of New England

  • Maine, -- frequent; New Hampshire, -- in the highlands of the southern section, and along the Connecticut river valley to a short distance north of Windsor; Vermont, -- frequent in the western part of the state, and in the southern Connecticut valley (_Flora of Vermont_, 1900);

    Handbook of the Trees of New England

  • VERMONT 55, STONY BROOK 49 Evan Fjeld scored 17 points and Brian Voelkel added 11 points and 11 rebounds as visiting Vermont (10-3) won its America East Conference opener by beating Stony Brook (6-7, 1-1).

    NYT > Home Page

  • VERMONT GOES TO D.C. On April 18, Vermont state Rep. Anne Donahue traveled to the Log Cabin Republicans National Dinner in Washington, D.C. to accept the 2009 Uncommon Courage Award.

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  • I happen to love clams casino (pictured), which in Vermont is as rare as maple syrup in Georgia.

    "Self-Defense" Cooking

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