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Ver·mont

Vermont

 
pronunciation:
vr mant
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part of speech: noun
definition: a state in the northeastern United States. Its capital is Montpelier. (abbreviated: VT)
 
derivation: Vermonter (n.)
Word History
Vermont is based on French words that mean "green mountain." In the 1600s, French explorers called the mountains les verts monts. Vermont's nickname is "The Green Mountain State."