Washington

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biographical name Wash·ing·ton \ˈwȯ-shiŋ-tən, ˈwä-, chiefly Midland also ˈwȯr- or ˈwär-\

Definition of Washington

  1. Book*er play \ˈbu̇-kər\ Tal*ia*ferro play \ˈtä-lə-vər—sic\ 1856–1915 American educator


Washington

biographical name Wash·ing·ton

Definition of Washington

  1. George 1732–1799 American general; 1st president of the U.S. (1789–97)

Washingtonian

play \ˌwȯ-shiŋ-ˈtō-nē-ən, ˌwä-, ˌwȯr-, ˌwär-, -nyən\ adjective

Washington

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geographical name Wash·ing·ton \ˈwȯ-shiŋ-tən, ˈwä-, chiefly Midland also ˈwȯr-shiŋ- or ˈwär-\

Definition of Washington

  1. 1 state in the northwestern U.S. bordering the Atlantic, the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Puget Sound, the Strait of Georgia, and British Columbia, Canada; capital Olympia area 68,192 square miles (177,299 square kilometers), population 6,724,540

  2. 2 city and capital of the U.S., coextensive with the District of Columbia and often referred to as Washington, D.C. population 601,723

  3. 3 — see teraina

Washingtonian

play \ˌwȯ-shiŋ-ˈtō-nē-ən, ˌwä-, -nyən\ adj or noun


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