What does Washington mean?

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 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.

ChatGPT

  1. washington

    Washington is a term that could refer to several different places or people, most of which are related to the United States. Primarily, it is known as the capital city of the United States, officially named Washington D.C., where the White House, the Capitol, and many national museums are located. It could also refer to the U.S. state located in the Pacific Northwest, named Washington, known for its largest city, Seattle. The name "Washington" originally comes from the first U.S. president, George Washington. It may also refer to multiple towns, counties, and locations across the U.S., or any number of people who carry Washington as a surname. The exact meaning would depend on the context in which it is used.

Wikidata

  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.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. WASHINGTON

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Washington is ranked #145 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Washington surname appeared 177,386 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 60 would have the surname Washington.

    87.5% or 155,266 total occurrences were Black.
    5.1% or 9,171 total occurrences were White.
    3.7% or 6,705 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.5% or 4,506 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.6% or 1,206 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.3% or 532 total occurrences were Asian.

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British National Corpus

  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. Ted Cruz:

    The lobbyists are trying the best they can to snooker the people of Iowa, i don't want Iowa dependent on Washington. I don't think Iowa farmer want to be dependent on Washington.

  2. Mike Pompeo:

    Although this irregular channel was well connected in Washington, it operated mostly outside of official diplomatic channels.

  3. President Nicolas Maduro:

    Maybe I'll appear in Washington at that exhibition, to show my face for my country and tell the government in Washington they are committing grave mistakes.

  4. Ted Harvey:

    It's time to drain the Washington swamp for good, and that starts with calling out left-wing hypocrites like Porter, once again, woke progressives like Rep. Porter are happy to receive government-funded salaries, benefits, and now subsidized housing for themselves, while driving our economy into the gutter and doing everything possible to squelch opposition.

  5. United States:

    The good news is that this truce should be seen as Washington recognizing the potential damage on the United States economy if tariffs escalate further.

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