Potomac River

[ (puh-toh-muhk) ]


A river that divides Washington, D.C., from Virginia.

Notes for Potomac River

Sometimes used to refer loosely to Washington, D.C.: “Along the Potomac today, Congress met to vote on the budget.”

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