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

  • A city of southern Ontario, Canada, a suburb of Hamilton on Lake Ontario. Population: 164,000.
  • A city of north-central North Carolina east of Greensboro. It is a textile center in an industrialized area. Population: 48,400.
  • A city of northwest Vermont on Lake Champlain west-northwest of Montpelier. The largest city in the state, it was the site of a military and naval base during the War of 1812. Population: 38,400.

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  • n. the largest city in Vermont; located in northwestern Vermont on Lake Champlain; site of the University of Vermont


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