- a section of the District of Columbia, in the SE part.
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Examples from the Web for anacostia
So Obama wades back into the inequality debate today with a speech in Anacostia.Obama and Inequality (and Clinton): A Long-Term Project
December 4, 2013
“A lot of members on the council speak about assisting various areas like Anacostia but very few have ever visited,” said Gautier.Twagger Like Us: Marion Barry’s Last Hurrah
April 5, 2012
Upon entering his home in Anacostia, a few hours later, he dropped to the floor and expired instantly.The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 2 of 2)
Ida Husted Harper
Vessels laden with tobacco still sailed from its wharves down the Anacostia.
To the southeast, on the Anacostia River, was the navy yard, active enough now.
The Anacostia River, at its mouth, is almost the same width and fully as deep.Peculiarities of American Cities