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ˈwɒʃ ɪŋ tən, ˈwɔ ʃɪŋ-; ˈtɒl ə vərWASHINGTON

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Washington, Washington D.C., American capital, capital of the United Statesnoun

    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, WAnoun

    a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific

  3. Capital, Washingtonnoun

    the federal government of the United States

  4. Washington, George Washington, President Washingtonnoun

    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 Washingtonnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. Washingtonnoun

    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. Washingtonnoun

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

  3. Washingtonnoun

    The government or administrative authority of the United States.

  4. Washingtonnoun

    A Capital: Olympia; largest city: Seattle.

  5. Washingtonnoun

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

  6. Washingtonnoun

    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.

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Washington

    Laid out under the superintendence of George Washington, the first President of the United States. This seat of the Government was honoured with his name.

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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of WASHINGTON in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of WASHINGTON in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of WASHINGTON in a Sentence

  1. Los Angeles:

    Washington isn't even talking, and they are certainly not listening, they are tweeting and trumpeting disinformation, discrimination, denigration and division. They are trying to pit us against each other instead of bring us together.

  2. Douglas Bradburn:

    Washington fought a war to establish a new country based upon the idea of liberty, the ideals of the Declaration of Independence, lee fought a war based upon the ideals of the secessionists, the idea that slavery was a positive good.

  3. Michael Horowitz:

    FOX NEWS EXCLUSIVE : TEXTS REVEAL FBI CLASHED WITH DOJ OVER BIASED SOURCE IN FISA APPLICATION USED TO SURVEIL TRUMP AIDE Other individuals included in the House GOPs request for information were former FBI Director James Comey, then-Special Agent Peter Strzok, and senior DOJ official Bruce Ohr -- who became a back channel between Christopher Steele and the FBI, after Christopher Steele was fired by the bureau on the eve of the 2016 presidential election over Christopher Steele contacts with the media. The answer from DOJ was, Were working on this -- kicking the can down the road was a constant theme, one source explained. On Thursday, Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, speaking during a panel discussion in Washington, D.C., confirmed that Michael Horowitz office is continuing to probe potential Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act( FISA) abuses. Former FBI director James Comey speaks during the Canada 2020 Conference in Ottawa on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. ( Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP) We have a FISA-related review that people might have heard about that the deputy attorney general asked us to take a look at, but Im not going to dwell on that.

  4. Kurt Vonnegut:

    I was taught in the sixth grade that we had a standing army of just over a hundred thousand men and that the generals had nothing to say about what was done in Washington. I was taught to be proud of that and to pity Europe for having more than a million men under arms and spending all their money on airplanes and tanks. I simply never unlearned junior civics. I still believe in it. I got a very good grade.

  5. Bart Treece:

    I've lived here most of my live and I've never seen it this hot, the issue of pavement buckling is not something that is specific to the Seattle area and Washington State. It's hard for us to be proactive because we don't really know where it will happen.

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