Montpelier

[ mont-peel-yer ]
/ mɒntˈpil yər /

noun

a city in and the capital of Vermont, in the central part.

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Vermont
[ ver-mont ]
/ vərˈmɒnt /

noun

a state of the NE United States: a part of New England. 9609 sq. mi. (24,885 sq. km). Capital: Montpelier. Abbreviation: VT (for use with zip code), Vt.
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British Dictionary definitions for montpelier (1 of 2)

Montpelier
/ (mɒntˈpiːljə) /

noun

a city in N central Vermont, on the Winooski River: the state capital. Pop: 7945 (2003 est)

British Dictionary definitions for montpelier (2 of 2)

Vermont
/ (vɜːˈmɒnt) /

noun

a state in the northeastern US: crossed from north to south by the Green Mountains; bounded on the east by the Connecticut River and by Lake Champlain in the northwest Capital: Montpelier. Pop: 619 107 (2003 est). Area: 24 887 sq km (9609 sq miles)Abbreviation: Vt, (with zip code) VT
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Cultural definitions for montpelier

Vermont

State in the northeastern United States; one of the New England states. Bordered by Quebec, Canada, to the north; New Hampshire to the east; Massachusetts to the south; and New York to the west. Its capital is Montpelier, and its largest city is Burlington.

notes for Vermont

It is home to the Green Mountains, from which it derives its name.
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