Washington

Primary Meanings of Washington

1.
n
1st President of the United States; commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution (1732-1799)
2.
n
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
3.
n
the federal government of the United States
4.
n
a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
5.
n
United States educator who was born a slave but became educated and founded a college at Tuskegee in Alabama (1856-1915)
Full Definitions of Washington
1

n 1st President of the United States; commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution (1732-1799)

Synonyms:
George Washington, President Washington
Example of:
full general, general
a general officer of the highest rank
Chief Executive, President, President of the United States, United States President
the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government
2

n 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:
American capital, Washington D.C., capital of the United States
Examples:
Potomac
term sometimes used to refer to Washington, D.C.
Example of:
national capital
the capital city of a nation
3

n the federal government of the United States

Synonyms:
Capital
Example of:
federal government
a government with strong central powers
4

n a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific

Synonyms:
Evergreen State, WA
Example of:
American state
one of the 50 states of the United States
5

n United States educator who was born a slave but became educated and founded a college at Tuskegee in Alabama (1856-1915)

Synonyms:
Booker T. Washington, Booker Taliaferro Washington
Example of:
educator, pedagog, pedagogue
someone who educates young people

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