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Mount Vernon

  1. the home and tomb of George Washington in NE Virginia, on the Potomac, 15 miles (24 km) below Washington, D.C.
  2. a city in SE New York, near New York City.
  3. a city in S Illinois.
  4. a city in central Ohio.
  5. a town in NW Washington.
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Mount Vernon

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

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