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Definitions for Washington
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 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.

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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.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

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

How to pronounce Washington?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Washington in sign language?

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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. Barbara Mikulski:

    When we knew when his Holiness was going to be visiting Cuba, we called upon the Papal Nuncio (the Vatican’s official diplomatic representation in Washington). We asked if the good offices of the Pope would raise the issue. We put it in the hands of the Vatican, we kept it on the Vatican’s radar. They talk to higher powers than we do. I don’t know if it’s radar. Maybe Angels. Cherubim. Seraphim. They go for it.

  2. Cheri Bustos:

    As we review this report, I also remain committed to continuing my efforts to bring down the cost of health care, invest in our infrastructure and clean up the mess in Washington.

  3. William Howard Taft:

    There is only one thing I wast to say about Ohio that has a political tinge, and that is that I think a mistake has been made of recent years in Ohio in failing to continue as our representatives the same people term after term. I do not need to tell a Washington audience, among whom there are certainly some who have been interested in legislation, that length of service in the House and in the Senate is what gives influence.

  4. Elizabeth Warren:

    It's time for women to go to Washington and fix our broken government, and that includes a woman at the top, so here's what I promise : After November 6, I will take a hard look at running for president.

  5. John Boyd:

    It really comes down to lawmakers in Washington to come up with policies that will help us export goods and serve a global marketplace as well.

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