Seattle

[ see-at-l ]
/ siˈæt l /

noun

Seatlh,c1790–1866, Suquamish leader: Seattle, Washington, named after him.
a seaport in W Washington, on Puget Sound.

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British Dictionary definitions for seattle

Seattle
/ (sɪˈætəl) /

noun

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)
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Cultural definitions for seattle

Seattle
[ (see-at-l) ]

The largest city in the state of Washington.

notes for Seattle

Although no longer the headquarters of the Boeing Aircraft Company, the Seattle region still contains many Boeing facilities.
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