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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Seattle(noun)

    a major port of entry and the largest city in Washington; located in west central Washington on the protected waters of Puget Sound with the snow-capped peaks of the Cascade Range and Mount Ranier visible to the south and east; an aerospace and computer center; site of the University of Washington

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  1. Seattle(ProperNoun)

    Seaport and largest city in the State of Washington, USA.

Freebase

  1. Seattle

    Seattle is a major coastal seaport city and the seat of King County, in the U.S. state of Washington. With an estimated 634,535 residents as of 2012, Seattle is the largest city in the Pacific Northwest region of North America and is one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation. The Seattle metropolitan area of around 4 million inhabitants is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States. The city is situated on a narrow isthmus between Puget Sound and Lake Washington, about 100 miles south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the 8th largest port in the United States and 9th largest in North America in terms of container handling. The Seattle area had been inhabited by Native Americans for at least 4,000 years before the first permanent white settlers. Arthur A. Denny and his group of travelers, subsequently known as the Denny Party, arrived at Alki Point on November 13, 1851. The settlement was moved to its current site and named "Seattle" in 1853, after Chief Si'ahl of the local Duwamish and Suquamish tribes. Logging was Seattle's first major industry, but by the late 19th century the city had become a commercial and shipbuilding center as a gateway to Alaska during the Klondike Gold Rush. By 1910, Seattle was one of the 25 largest cities in the country. However, the Great Depression severely damaged the city's economy. Growth returned during and after World War II, due partially to the local Boeing company, which established Seattle as a center for aircraft manufacturing. The city developed as a technology center in the 1980s. The stream of new software, biotechnology, and Internet companies led to an economic revival, which increased the city's population by almost 50,000 between 1990 and 2000. More recently, Seattle has become a hub for "green" industry and a model for sustainable development.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Seattle in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Seattle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Seattle in a Sentence

  1. Paul Guppy:

    Youth unemployment in particular will be higher in Seattle, it will be harder for people to find a summer job or students to add to their income when they’re in college.

  2. Seattle City Council:

    Housing and homelessness is absolutely a regional crises and we need to act with urgency right here in Seattle to get folks inside, this creates almost 200 deeply affordable homes.

  3. Ken Griffey Jr.:

    I want to thank my family, my friends, the fans, the Reds, the Chicago White Sox and Seattle Mariners for making this kid’s dream come true.

  4. Szelena Gray:

    With the actual first passage of the ballot for 'democracy vouchers' in Seattle, you've taken something that up until now is just a concept, a theory and turned into something we can point to very concretely and say, 'Here is what the systems looks like, here is how it's working', we now have the ability.

  5. John Wolford:

    I was extremely excited to have that chance in a big game up in Seattle, i really wanted to play that whole thing and really show what I had to offer. Just bad timing, but you take these things in stride, and I'll be ready for the next opportunity.

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