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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)


(ˈbɜr lɪŋ tən)

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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The Boys' Home was the best hotel on our branch of the Burlington, and all the commercial travellers in that territory tried to get into Black Hawk for Sunday.
Cooper was born at Burlington, New Jersey, 15th Sept., 1789, and died at Cooperstown, New York (which took its name from his father), 14th Sept., 1851.
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.
Burlington Stores (BURL) is the third biggest off-price retailer in the U.S., behind TJX (TJX) and Ross Stores (ROST), with its stock rising at an annualized rate of 51% since returning to the public markets in 2013, Teresa Rivas writes in this week's edition of Barron's.
"Under Tom's leadership, Burlington has delivered outstanding operating results," O'Sullivan said in a statement.
At least seven freight train cars (https://www.facebook.com/1393811897498535/posts/2134199466793104/) derailed near Burlington, Washington, on Sunday evening.
The 3rd year's fashion event will take place on the 4th-5th September 2015 at the stylish Macdonald Burlington Hotel in the Birmingham City Centre.