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ˈwɒʃ ɪŋ tən, ˈwɔ ʃɪŋ-; ˈtɒl ə vərWash·ing·ton

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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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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    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. Barry Trotz:

    We are learning from our history and are looking it right in the eye and we went after this game. There's no nervousness on our part. We went after the New York Rangers in their own barn and almost pulled it off, i said to them all year defeat is not your undertaker and should be your teacher ... you’re going to see the Washington Capitals back here again.

  2. Mike Pompeo:

    We're simply demanding reciprocity. Access for our diplomats in China should be reflective of the access that Chinese diplomats in The Washington Post.The US have, and today's steps will move us substantially in that direction.

  3. Eric Swalwell:

    This was not a heated passion crime. This didn't happen spontaneouslywith words just slipping out Donald Trump's mouth at that rally. For months he had propagated this big lie to radicalize these terrorists [and] to call ... thecalvary to Washington, and he called it 'stop the steal,' and if you're not an elected representative, the only way that you can stop the stealis by taking a physical act. He told them, don't show weakness, you will lose your country if you don't fight.

  4. Charles Krauthammer:

    The problem in this race is not necessarily that there is a revolt of Trump-ites against the Washington establishment. [There] is a significant plurality.

  5. United States:

    There's a fear that moving too quickly on inter-Korean relations will undermine United States efforts to maintain pressure on North Korea to denuclearize and prematurely open the door to renewed economic engagements, it's a dynamic that comes from a long-standing mismatch in outlook between Seoul, which prioritizes peace and stability in its immediate neighborhood, and Washington -- which has an overwhelming focus on denuclearization.

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