Definition of Washington

1. 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. Noun. A state in northwestern United States on the Pacific.

3. Noun. The federal government of the United States.
Exact synonyms: Capital
Generic synonyms: Federal Government
Derivative terms: Washingtonian

4. Noun. 1st President of the United States; commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution (1732-1799).

5. Noun. United States educator who was born a slave but became educated and founded a college at Tuskegee in Alabama (1856-1915).

Definition of Washington

1. Proper noun. 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. ¹

2. Proper noun. Washington, D.C., the federal capital of the United States since 1800. ¹

3. Proper noun. (context: by synecdoche) The government or administrative authority of the United States. ¹

4. Proper noun. A (USstate) Capital: Olympia; largest city: Seattle. ¹

5. Proper noun. A town in the county of Tyne and Wear in the Northeast of England. ¹

6. Proper noun. (surname from=Old English) ¹

7. Proper noun. (surnames male given name) popular during the first century of American independence, also in the form George Washington. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Washington

Warsaw Pact
Warsaw Treaty Organization
Wartenberg's symptom
Warthin's tumour
Warthin-Finkeldey cells
Warthin-Starry silver stain
Washington's Birthday
Washington, D.C.
Washington D.C.
Washington Irving
Washington Monument
Waslaw Nijinsky
Wasmann's glands

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