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[waw-ter-vleet, wot-er-]
  1. a city in E New York, on the Hudson: oldest U.S. arsenal.
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Historical Examples

  • The first Shaker settlement was at Watervliet, not far from Troy.

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  • One of the tribes came to Watervliet and was 'taken in,' as I have described.

  • Her school was established first at Watervliet, but soon moved to Troy.

  • Whereupon the repudiated wife wandered towards Albany, settled first at Watervliet, and held meetings.

    Travels Through North America, v. 1-2

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  • The first deliveries of cannon came from Watervliet Arsenal in July, 1918.