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Mount Ver·non 1(vûr′nən)
An estate of northeast Virginia on the Potomac River near Washington, DC. It was the home of George Washington from 1752 until his death in 1799. The mansion, built in 1743, has been restored and is open to the public.
Mount Ver·non 2(vûr′nən)
A city of southeast New York adjacent to the Bronx. Primarily residential, it was laid out as a planned community in the 1850s to help working-class New Yorkers purchase houses.
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1. the home and tomb of George Washington in NE Virginia, on the Potomac, 15 mi. (24 km) below Washington, D.C.
2. a city in SE New York, near New York City. 68,840.
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|Noun||1.||Mount Vernon - the former residence of George Washington in northeastern Virginia overlooking the Potomac river|
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