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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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    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. Ali Rabiei:

    Washington is aware of our readiness and we think there is no need for a third country to mediate between Tehran and Washington for the prisoner exchange, however, if the American side agrees, the interest section of Iran in Washington will inform the U.S. of our views on the details, including how and when the exchange will take place.

  2. America President Cecil Roberts:

    Shaking our fists at Washington, D.C., and retreating behind our mountains simply won't cut it anymore.

  3. Dyke Huish:

    Russell Taylor sole purpose in going to Washington DC was to participate in a peaceful and patriotic protest in those things that Russell Taylor believes to be true and correct.

  4. Tom Wolf:

    Charlie Dent is a voice of reason and civility that breaks through the chaos and partisanship of Washington and he will be missed, i thank Representative Dent for his service to our country and commonwealth.

  5. Dave Karpf:

    George Washington University's indicative of what we are and will be hearing from Republican elected officials and conservative media, the facts of the case are damning, but they've been disseminated in a slow drip. Rather than arguing the facts, they take refuge in the style.

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