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Mount Vernon

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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.

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Cultural definitions for Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon

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

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