- Seatlh, c1790–1866, Suquamish leader: Seattle, Washington, named after him.
- a seaport in W Washington, on Puget Sound.
Examples from the Web for seattle
Strange as it may seem, I first pondered this question in the airport concourse at Seattle.Beer Countries vs. Wine Countries
December 7, 2014
I was with Joe, an old friend, last week in Seattle to celebrate the restoration of that very first 747.The Sexy Dream of the 747
October 26, 2014
Fryberg was “a really good kid,” and “well liked,” according to someone who knew the family and spoke to The Seattle Times.The Homecoming Prince Who Tweeted His Killing Spree
October 24, 2014
Seattle is one of the most recent, with its city council voting this year to adopt the indigenous version of the holiday.Keep the Holiday, Lose Columbus
October 13, 2014
While playing for the Seattle Mariners from 1998 to 2000, A-Rod hit 125 home runs, 51 at home and 74 on the road.In Defense of A-Roid
September 5, 2014
The rates from Seattle to the Springs are $1.50 more, in each case, than the Tacoma rates.The Mountain that was 'God'
John H. Williams
As the Seattle lost headway, he put the wheel over some more.Lost Face
Boastfully, they sent us newsreels of their entries into Portland and Seattle.Greener Than You Think
The honeymoon shall be on the Elsinore from Valparaiso all the way to Seattle?
And then, as beginning a new voyage, the Elsinore will depart for Seattle.
- a port in W Washington, on the isthmus between Lake Washington and Puget Sound: the largest city in the state and chief commercial centre of the Northwest; two universities. Pop: 569 101 (2003 est)
Word Origin and History for seattle
city founded 1853, named for Seatlh (c.1790-1866), native chief who befriended white settlers. His name is in the Salishan tongue.
The largest city in the state of Washington.