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Wash·ing·ton

Washington

 
pronunciation:
wa shIng tn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a state in the northwestern United States on the Pacific Coast. Its capital is Olympia. (abbreviated: WA)
 
definition 2: the capital city of the United States. Washington includes all of the District of Columbia.
derivations: Washingtonian (adj.), Washingtonian (n.)
Word History
Washington was named for George Washington, first president of the United States.