Mount Vernon: Meaning and Definition of

Mount" Ver'non

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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. 66,713.
  3. a city in S Illinois. 16,995.
  4. a city in central Ohio. 14,380.
  5. a town in NW Washington. 13,009.
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