[ US /ˈwɑʃɪŋtən, ˈwɔʃɪŋtən/ ]
  1. 1st President of the United States; commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution (1732-1799)
  2. United States educator who was born a slave but became educated and founded a college at Tuskegee in Alabama (1856-1915)
  3. the federal government of the United States
  4. 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
  5. a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
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How To Use Washington In A Sentence

  • (12 May 2006) - Three years in the business might seem like a too-brief span for a retrospective, but since 2003, Washington D. C.-based quartet the Fort Knox Five founded their own record label (called Fort Knox Recordings), remixed the likes of Tito Puente, Louis Armstrong, And Tower of Power, and collaborated with hip hop's elder statesman Africa Bambaataa-not to mention all the bodies they've got moving on the ... Cool Hunting
  • At the end of the day, Madison wrote Washington that Henry and Mason “appeared to take different & awkward ground,” and “the federalists are a good deal elated by the existing prospect.” Ratification
  • The 27 models on display in Washington, supplemented by paintings, drawings, sculpture and medallions, show the products of a rising social structure and new technique.
  • Washington, who believed liquor a particular scourge among blacks, sent felicitations. LAST CALL
  • Curiously, for a politician who made much of the fact that what happened in the rest of the world was not always Washington's concern, diplomacy has been the keynote of his first months in office.
  • The Washington Post reports on a case in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » GPS as Stalking Weapon
  • She will be nobody's stooge, least of all Washington's.
  • Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth. George Washington 
  • And no, this isn't your 1990's "Washington consensus" lending, with the kind of conditionality that the left loves to hate. Heather Hurlburt: Six Reasons to Love the Supplemental and Celebrate Progressives in Government
  • I think it's a dangerous thing to have that schmoozy Washington relationship between reporters and principals, because that's when news doesn't get reported.
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