from The American Heritage® 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
From French verts monts (green mountains). (Wiktionary)