[ ben-ing-tuhn ]

  1. a town in SW Vermont: defeat of British by the Green Mountain Boys 1777.

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How to use Bennington in a sentence

  • Burgoyne was in sore need of supplies and made an attempt to seize the insurgents' stores and horses collected at Bennington.

  • Are you ready to pay that note, Bennington, or shall I inform your father about your debts of honor?

  • Bennington, you will ask Dr. Winstock to attend to those who are hurt, and report to the first lieutenant.

    Down the Rhine | Oliver Optic
  • He acted as a Major under Stark at Bennington, and contributed his share to the success of that eventful day.

  • This man Bennington was the manager of the firm of dealers whose goods he disposed of.

    The Third Degree | Charles Klein and Arthur Hornblow

British Dictionary definitions for Bennington


/ (ˈbɛnɪŋtən) /

  1. a town in SW Vermont: the site of a British defeat (1777) in the War of American Independence. Pop: 15 637 (2003 est)

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