Definitions for washingtonˈwɒʃ ɪŋ tən, ˈwɔ ʃɪŋ-; ˈtɒl ə vər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Washington, Washington D.C., American capital, capital of the United States(noun)

    the capital of the United States in the District of Columbia and a tourist mecca; George Washington commissioned Charles L'Enfant to lay out the city in 1791

  2. Washington, Evergreen State, WA(noun)

    a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific

  3. Capital, Washington(noun)

    the federal government of the United States

  4. Washington, George Washington, President Washington(noun)

    1st President of the United States; commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution (1732-1799)

  5. Washington, Booker T. Washington, Booker Taliaferro Washington(noun)

    United States educator who was born a slave but became educated and founded a college at Tuskegee in Alabama (1856-1915)

Wiktionary

  1. Washington(ProperNoun)

    George Washington, the Commander in Chief of the Continental Army of the American rebels and first President of the United States of America, from 1789 to 1797.

  2. Washington(ProperNoun)

    Washington, D.C., the federal capital of the United States since 1800.

  3. Washington(ProperNoun)

    The government or administrative authority of the United States.

  4. Washington(ProperNoun)

    A Capital: Olympia; largest city: Seattle.

  5. Washington(ProperNoun)

    A town in the county of Tyne and Wear in the Northeast of England.

  6. Washington(ProperNoun)

    popular during the first century of American independence, also in the form George Washington.

Freebase

  1. Washington

    Washington/State is a closed 'L' station on the CTA's Red Line. It was a subway station in the State Street Subway located at 128 North State Street in downtown Chicago, Illinois.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Washington

    capital of the United States, in the district of Columbia, on the left bank of the Potomac, 35 in. SW. of Baltimore; was founded in 1791, and made the seat of the Government in 1800; it is regularly laid out, possesses a number of noble buildings, many of them of marble, the chief being the Capitol, an imposing structure, where the Senate and Congress sit; near it, 1½ m. distant, is the White House, the residence of the President, standing in grounds beautifully laid out and adorned with fountains and shrubbery.

  2. Washington

    a NW. State of the American Union, twice the size of Ireland; lies N. of Oregon; is traversed by the Cascade Mountains, the highest 8138 ft., and has a rugged surface of hill and valley, but is a great wheat-growing and grazing territory, covered on the W. by forests of pine and cedar; Olympia is the capital. Washington is the name of hundreds of places in the States.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'washington' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2982

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