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Winooski, river, 90 mi (145 km) long, rising in NE Vermont and flowing southwest, then northwest, across the state, passing Montpelier and Waterbury and entering Lake Champlain near Burlington and Winooski. There are flood control and hydroelectric power projects on the river.

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