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Foggy Bottom

Foggy Bottom

noun

Definition of FOGGY BOTTOM

:  the United States Department of State

Origin of FOGGY BOTTOM

Foggy Bottom, district in Washington, D.C.
First Known Use: 1951

Foggy Bottom

geographical name

Definition of FOGGY BOTTOM

section of Washington, D.C., near the Potomac where the State Department building is located

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