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Why is the Biltmore house called the Biltmore House?

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2017-12-04 03:52:09

Biltmore House FAQ. Why is it named Biltmore? George

Vanderbilt named Biltmore by combining two words: "Bildt," the

region in Holland where the Vanderbilt family originated, and

"more," an old English word meaning upland rolling hills.

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