1. [ noun ] (government,geography) 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
Synonyms: capital_of_the_United_States washington_d.c. American_capital
Related terms: national_capital Potomac DC washington_monument lincoln_memorial White_House Capitol_Hill Georgetown capitol
2. [ noun ] (government,geography) a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
Synonyms: wa Evergreen_State
Related terms: American_state US Seattle Columbia mount_ranier_national_park Tacoma spokane Snake adams north_cascades_national_park aberdeen olympic_national_park bellingham kennewick Puget_Sound vancouver walla_walla yakima Mount_Saint_Helens mount_ranier cape_flattery lake_chelan Olympia
3. [ noun ] (government) the federal government of the United States
Synonyms: Capitol
Related terms: federal_government
4. [ noun ] (military,work,politics) 1st President of the United States; commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution (1732-1799)
Synonyms: George_Washington president_washington
Related terms: general President_of_the_United_States
5. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 90
6. [ noun ] (work,education) United States educator who was born a slave but became educated and founded a college at Tuskegee in Alabama (1856-1915)
Synonyms: booker_taliaferro_washington booker_t._washington
Related terms: educator
Similar spelling:   Washingtonian