Pronunciation: (bel'mont), [key]
1. Alva Ert•skin Smith Vanderbilt Pronunciation: (ûrt'skin), [key] 1853–1933, U.S. women's-rights activist and socialite.
2. August, 1816–90, U.S. financier, diplomat, and horse-racing enthusiast, born in Germany.
3. a town in E Massachusetts, near Boston. 26,100.
4. a city in W California. 24,505.
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