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A city of northwest Vermont on Lake Champlain west-northwest of Montpelier. The largest city in the state, it was the site of a military and naval base during the War of 1812.


1. (Placename) a city in S Canada on Lake Ontario, northeast of Hamilton. Pop: 150 836 (2001)
2. (Placename) a town in NW Vermont on Lake Champlain: largest in the state; University of Vermont (1791). Pop: 39 148 (2003 est)


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a city in S Ontario, in S Canada, on Lake Ontario. 129,575.
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Noun1.Burlington - the largest city in Vermont; located in northwestern Vermont on Lake Champlain; site of the University of Vermont
University of Vermont - a university in Burlington, Vermont
Green Mountain State, Vermont, VT - a state in New England
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Cooper was born at Burlington, New Jersey, 15th Sept.
7, Saville Row, Burlington Gardens, the house in which Sheridan died in 1814.
He strolled up Bond Street or through the Burlington Arcade, and when he was tired went and sat down in the Park or in wet weather in the public library in St.
Yes; to Burlington, and far enough beyond," replied he.
When I first descended into the cabin of the New York, it looked, in my unaccustomed eyes, about as long as the Burlington Arcade.
Lord Henry passed up the low arcade into Burlington Street and turned his steps in the direction of Berkeley Square.
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The ACC says it selected Burlington County for the partnership because its recycling program is already ranked among the best in the state.