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Mount Vernon

the home and tomb of George Washington in NE Virginia, on the Potomac, 15 miles (24 km) below Washington, D.C.
a city in SE New York, near New York City.
a city in S Illinois.
a city in central Ohio.
a town in NW Washington. Unabridged
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  • Old man, if you ever get a furlough from business, you go down to Mount Vernon and revel in memories of the father of his country.

    Peck's Bad Boy Abroad George W. Peck
  • Tell her that I hope soon to thank her for a dish of tea at Mount Vernon.

    Lafayette Martha Foote Crow
  • Mount Vernon lay on the way and here Washington paused for two or three days.

  • Only the slaves, in the picture of Mount Vernon's past, were strange to him.

    Marriage la mode Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • When, in the restoration of Mount Vernon, the kitchen was reached, recourse was had to Shirley's kitchen.

    Virginia: The Old Dominion Frank W. Hutchins and Cortelle Hutchins
Mount Vernon in Culture

Mount Vernon definition

The home of George Washington; a historical landmark in northeastern Virginia overlooking the Potomac River.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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