Washington

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English[edit]

Map of US highlighting the state of Washington

Etymology[edit]

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Habitational surname from the Old English place name "settlement of (a person named) Wassa".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈwɒʃɪŋtən/, /ˈwɔːʃɪŋtən/
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Washington

  1. 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.
  2. Washington, D.C., the federal capital of the United States since 1800.
  3. (by synecdoche) The federal government or administrative authority of the United States.
  4. A state of the United States of America Capital: Olympia; largest city: Seattle.
  5. A town in the county of Tyne and Wear in the Northeast of England.
  6. A surname​.
  7. A male given name popular during the first century of American independence, also in the form George Washington.

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Italian[edit]

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Washington

  1. Washington
  2. The letter W in the Italian phonetic alphabet

Portuguese[edit]

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Washington m

  1. Washington

Spanish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Washington m

  1. Washington
  2. The letter W in the Spanish phonetic alphabet

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Washington

  1. Washington

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