Definition of Mount Vernon

1. Noun. The former residence of George Washington in northeastern Virginia overlooking the Potomac river.

Generic synonyms: Residence
Group relationships: Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, Va, Virginia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mount Vernon

Mount Megiddo
Mount Olympus
Mount Orizaba
Mount Parnassus
Mount Pinatubo
Mount Ranier
Mount Ranier National Park
Mount Rushmore
Mount Rushmore State
Mount Saint Helens
Mount Shasta
Mount Sherman
Mount Sinai
Mount St. Helens
Mount Tacoma
Mount Vernon (current term)
Mount Vesuvius
Mount Whitney
Mount Wilson
Mountain Dew
Mountain Standard Time
Mountain State
Mountain Time
Mountie
Mounties
Mountweazel
Mouseketeer
Mouseketeers
Moussorgsky
Mouton

Literary usage of Mount Vernon

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1893)
"7b' An English Gentleman's Visit to Mount Vernon in 1785. AN ACCOUNT OF A VISIT MADE TO WASHINGTON AT Mount Vernon, BY AN ENGLISH GENTLEMAN, IN 1785. ..."

2. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1898)
"To Thomas Law. lie will be glad to see Law and Mrs. Law whenever it suits them to visit Mount Vernon; he had wished to purchase a lot on New Jersey Avenue, ..."

3. The North American Review by Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1891)
"In 1880 Mount Vernon was the third village in population in A\ ... Mount Vernon is the first station on the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad and is ..."

4. The Works of Washington Irving by Washington Irving (1860)
"Removed from the heated throngs of cities, his diary denotes a cheerful and healthful life at Mount Vernon, devoted to those rural occupations in which he ..."

5. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1898)
"Mount Vernon, Sept. 22, 1799. To Presly Thornton. [William] Washington has acquainted him of the ill health of [Charles Cotesworth] Pinckney's wife; ..."

6. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1893)
"AN ACCOUNT OF A VISIT MADE TO WASHINGTON AT Mount Vernon, BY AN ENGLISH GENTLEMAN ... "We arrived at Mount Vernon by one o'clock— so-called by the General's ..."

7. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1893)
"7b' An English Gentleman's Visit to Mount Vernon in 1785. AN ACCOUNT OF A VISIT MADE TO WASHINGTON AT Mount Vernon, BY AN ENGLISH GENTLEMAN, IN 1785. ..."

8. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1898)
"To Thomas Law. lie will be glad to see Law and Mrs. Law whenever it suits them to visit Mount Vernon; he had wished to purchase a lot on New Jersey Avenue, ..."

9. The North American Review by Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1891)
"In 1880 Mount Vernon was the third village in population in A\ ... Mount Vernon is the first station on the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad and is ..."

10. The Works of Washington Irving by Washington Irving (1860)
"Removed from the heated throngs of cities, his diary denotes a cheerful and healthful life at Mount Vernon, devoted to those rural occupations in which he ..."

11. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1898)
"Mount Vernon, Sept. 22, 1799. To Presly Thornton. [William] Washington has acquainted him of the ill health of [Charles Cotesworth] Pinckney's wife; ..."

12. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1893)
"AN ACCOUNT OF A VISIT MADE TO WASHINGTON AT Mount Vernon, BY AN ENGLISH GENTLEMAN ... "We arrived at Mount Vernon by one o'clock— so-called by the General's ..."

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