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English > 5 senses of the word Washington:
NOUNlocationWashington, Washington D.C., American capital, capital of the United Statesthe capital of the United States in the District of Columbia and a tourist mecca
locationWashington, Evergreen State, WA, Wash.a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
groupWashington, Capitalthe federal government of the United States
person Washington, George Washington, President Washington1st President of the United States
person Washington, Booker T. Washington, Booker Taliaferro WashingtonUnited States educator who was born a slave but became educated and founded a college at Tuskegee in Alabama (1856-1915)
Washington > pronunciation
Soundswaa'shihngtahn; wao'shihngtahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > Washington: 5 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningThe 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.
SynonymsWashington D.C., American capital, capital of the United States
InstancesPotomacTerm sometimes used to refer to Washington, D.C.
Instance ofnational capitalThe capital city of a nation
Part ofDistrict of Columbia, D.C., DCThe district occupied entirely / entirely by the city of Washington
PartsCapitol, Capitol BuildingThe government building in Washington where the United States Senate and the House of Representatives meet
Capitol Hill, the HillA hill in Washington, D.C., where the Capitol Building sits and Congress meets
GeorgetownA section of northwestern Washington, D.C.
Lincoln Memorialmemorial building in Washington containing a large marble statue of Abraham Lincoln
Washington MonumentA stone obelisk built in Washington in 1884 to honor George Washington
White HouseThe government building that serves as the residence and office of the President of the United States
SpanishWashington D.C., Washington
Catalancapital dels Estats Units, Washington D.C., Washington
AdjectivesWashingtonianof or relating to the capital of the United States
English > Washington: 5 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA state in northwestern United States on the Pacific.
SynonymsEvergreen State, WA, Wash.
Instance ofAmerican stateOne of the 50 states of the United States
Part ofUnited States, United States of America, America, the States, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A.North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean
PartsAberdeenA town in western Washington
Adams, Mount AdamsA mountain peak in southwestern Washington in the Cascade Range (12,307 feet high)
BellinghamA town in northwestern Washington on a bay near the Canadian border
Cape FlatteryA cape of northwestern Washington
Columbia, Columbia RiverA North American river
Inland Passage, Inside PassageA naturally protected waterway from Seattle to Skagway in southeastern Alaska
KennewickA town in southern Washington on the Columbia River
Lake ChelanA narrow very deep lake in central Washington in the Cascade Range
Mount Rainier National ParkA national park in Washington having mountain terrain featuring glaciers and alpine lakes and streams and swamps
Mount Saint Helens, Mount St. Helens, Mt. St. HelensAn active volcano in the Cascade Range in southwestern Washington
North Cascades National ParkA national park in Washington that is an alpine wilderness area featuring gold rush and logging campsites
Olympia, capital of WashingtonCapital of the state of Washington
Olympic National ParkA national park in Washington having rain forests of giant evergreens
Pacific NorthwestA region of the northwestern United States usually including Washington and Oregon and sometimes southwestern British Columbia
Puget SoundAn inlet of the North Pacific in northwestern Washington State
Rainier, Mount Rainier, Mt. Rainier, Mount TacomaA mountain peak in central Washington
SeattleA major port of entry and the largest city in Washington
Snake, Snake RiverA tributary of the Columbia River that rises in Wyoming and flows westward
SpokaneA city in eastern Washington near the Idaho border
TacomaA city in west central Washington on an arm of Puget Sound to the south of Seattle
VancouverA town in southwestern Washington on the Columbia River across from Portland, Oregon
Walla WallaA town in southeastern Washington near the Oregon border
YakimaA town in south central Washington
scablands(geology) flat elevated land with poor soil and little vegetation that is scarred by dry channels of glacial origin (especially in eastern Washington)
SpanishWashington
CatalanWashington
AdjectivesWashingtonianof or relating to or in the state of Washington
English > Washington: 5 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningThe federal government of the United States.
SynonymCapital
Instance offederal governmentA government with strong central powers
SpanishCapital, capitolio, Washington
Catalancapitol, Washington
AdjectivesWashingtonianof or relating to the people who run the federal government
English > Washington: 5 senses > noun 4, person
Meaning1st President of the United States; commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution (1732-1799).
SynonymsGeorge Washington, President Washington
Instance ofPresident of the United States, United States President, President, Chief ExecutiveThe person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government
general, full generalA general officer of the highest rank
SpanishGeorge Washington, President Washington, Washington
CatalanGeorge Washington, Washington
AdjectivesWashingtonianof or relating to or in the manner of George Washington
English > Washington: 5 senses > noun 5, person
MeaningUnited States educator who was born a slave but became educated and founded a college at Tuskegee in Alabama (1856-1915).
SynonymsBooker T. Washington, Booker Taliaferro Washington
Instance ofeducator, pedagogue, pedagogsomeone who educates young people
SpanishBooker Taliaferro Washington, Booker T. Washington
CatalanBooker T. Washington

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