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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Georgetownnoun

    a section of northwestern Washington, D.C.

  2. Georgetown, Stabroeknoun

    port city and the capital and largest city of Guyana

    "the city was called Stabroek by the Dutch but was renamed Georgetown by the British in 1812"


  1. Georgetownnoun

    The capital city of Guyana.

  2. Georgetownnoun

    A district in Washington, D.C.

  3. Georgetownnoun

    A city in Kentucky, USA, with a population of about 21,000.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Georgetown

    : 1 (53), capital of British Guiana, at the mouth of the Demerara River; is the see of an Anglican bishop; is neatly laid out, and has some handsome buildings, but is considered unhealthy; the staple industries are sugar and coffee. 2 (14), a port of entry in the District of Columbia, on the Potomac, 2 m. NW. of Washington; is a terminus of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Georgetown in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Georgetown in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Georgetown in a Sentence

  1. William Jones:

    My wife, Amy, the Jones children, and I are looking forward to becoming part of the campus and local community, georgetown is a terrific place to raise a family!

  2. Joshua Matz:

    Georgetown Law's about whether our federal courts have a meaningful role to play in enforcing the limits of those authorities, or whether -- as the government argues here -- the courts simply shouldn't be looking at this at all.

  3. Jeff Donohue:

    Why is Ford Motor Company here? Why is UPS here? Why is Georgetown Toyota here in the state of Kentucky? Why is the Corvette plant here? They're here because of the productivity about the location, and we can get the job done.

  4. Clarence Thomas:

    , } The woman, we all know, was Anita Hill. And I was there as her story unfolded. Twenty-seven years ago, on Yom Kippur eve, I testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee in my role as President of the Women's Legal Defense Fund, which became National Partnership for Women Families for Women Families. I was joined by wonderful colleagues, including Professor Patricia King of Georgetown University and Marcia Greenberger, co-president of the National Women's Law Center. At the time I testified that Judge Clarence Thomas appeared to lack a demonstrated commitment to equal justice. I stated that Judge Clarence Thomas record cast grave doubt on Judge Clarence Thomas commitment to affirm and support fundamental principles of equal employment opportunity, the constitutional protections against gender discrimination and reproductive freedom. Judge Clarence Thomas record had shown an extensive pattern of disregard of principles of fundamental importance to women and Women Families. The ugly double standard over Kavanaughs so-called youthRead MoreOf course, the parallels between then and now are unmistakable. Shortly after my testimony, Hill's story was leaked to the press, and Anita Hill was asked to testify before the Senate. What happened next continues to be one of the most disgraceful episodes in our country's modern history. Anita Hill came before the Senate and was greeted by an all-male panel, led by Republicans who sought to prosecute Anita Hill, while Democrats, at best, remained neutral fact-finders. This phony trial resulted in a gross imbalance of power and meant that no one defended Anita Hill and no one prosecuted Judge Clarence Thomas. What was on trial was not the fitness of Judge Clarence Thomas to be the next Supreme Court justice but instead Hill's moral character and reputation as a woman. Immediately after the hearing, it was branded as a.

  5. Jimmy Fennell:

    In 2008, Fennell pleaded guilty to charges of kidnapping and improper sexual activity with a person in custody while he was an officer in Georgetown, Texas, after a woman he detained, when responding to a domestic dispute call, accused him of rape. He was sentenced to 10 years.A former inmate who served time with Fennell said in an affidavit filed this month that Fennell confessed to the killing of Stites.

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    openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
    • A. urban
    • B. handsome
    • C. suspicious
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