[ bur-ling-tuhn ]


  1. a city in S Ontario, in S Canada, on Lake Ontario.
  2. a city in NW Vermont, on Lake Champlain.
  3. a city in N North Carolina.
  4. a city in SE Iowa, on the Mississippi River.
  5. a city in NE Massachusetts.
  6. a city in S central New Jersey.


/ ˈbɜːlɪŋtən /


  1. a city in S Canada on Lake Ontario, northeast of Hamilton. Pop: 150 836 (2001)
  2. a town in NW Vermont on Lake Champlain: largest in the state; University of Vermont (1791). Pop: 39 148 (2003 est)

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A biologist at the University of Vermont in Burlington, she was not involved in the work.

Then the internet went down, and the Burlington-based center’s technical infrastructure with it.

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Since the attack, the Burlington-based hospital network has referred all questions about its technical details to the FBI, which has refused to release any additional information, citing an ongoing criminal investigation.

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Burlington’s tests cost $15o for the rapid and $175 for the PCR.

Visitors use a walk-up window near Burlington’s cell phone lot.

Long speculated to be a UFO research center, Burlington has been the subject of rampant conspiracies for decades.

From Burlington, the assorted agencies could plan their next moves.

Unlike Bond, constantly thwarting Soviet villains, Burlington never got a chance to flex its muscle.

Come November, MacArthur will challenge Democrat Aimee Belgard, a Burlington County Freeholder in the general election.

Canadian Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Gail Shea got a mouthful of tofu tart while giving a speech in Burlington, Ontario.

Then why should that "well-merited respect" be refused to them a month before the May opening of Burlington House?

Basking in peace in the warm spring sun, South Hill smiled upon Burlington.

In a single week in March, 1849, hundreds of wagons drove through Burlington, Iowa.

The boat was finally finished in July, 1788, and made a trip to Burlington, 20 miles from Philadelphia.

The brotherhoods ordered a boycott upon the Burlington cars, which was partly enforced, but they were finally compelled to submit.


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