- a city in and the capital of Vermont, in the central part.
- 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.
Examples from the Web for montpelier
M. de Varennes could only go with his sister as far as Montpelier.A Modern Telemachus
Charlotte M. Yonge
Winter came to Montpelier, and with it frost, snow, and a new school year.
I knew him in Montpelier, and I know you can depend on him every time.
"I went to Montpelier once," answered the old man with evident pride.Cast Upon the Breakers
And Montpelier continued to be his home to the day of his death.Historic Shrines of America
John T. (John Thomson) Faris
- a city in N central Vermont, on the Winooski River: the state capital. Pop: 7945 (2003 est)
- 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
Word Origin and History for montpelier
U.S. state, 1777, based on French words for "Green Mountain," but perhaps was formed by one with limited knowledge of French, where the correct form would be Mont Vert (as in the village of Pont-de-Montvert).