Examples from the Web for washington
Two factors made Hiram Revels especially interesting to the Washington establishment.The Black Man Who Replaced Jefferson Davis in the Senate|Philip Dray|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It was a rare moment of bipartisan unity in partisan Washington.
Another set of hackers that goes by the name the Lizard Squad told the Washington Post that they helped with the Sony hack.U.S. Spies Say They Tracked ‘Sony Hackers’ For Years|Shane Harris|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Supported by Washington, the domestic quota was cut from 90 days to 30.Propaganda, Protest, and Poisonous Vipers: The Cinema War in Korea|Rich Goldstein|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The rift put Washington at odds with countries like Brazil, Uruguay or Chile, which seemed to have come to terms with their past.Venezuela Says Goodbye to Its Lil Friend, While the Rest of the Continent Cheers|Catalina Lobo-Guererro|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If she only knew what day Jimmy was to be in Washington she could arrange to meet him there.The Little Colonel's Chum: Mary Ware|Annie Fellows Johnston
The arrival of General Washington arrested the disorder, and determined the victory on our side.
He also reminded them of the great Fisher Ames, who had lived on that very spot, and was the friend of the immortal Washington.Leaves for a Christmas Bough|Unknown
Not Washington, sir, nor General Jackson, though we can procure you in a very short time fine portraits of both these 'eroes.The Golden Butterfly|Walter Besant
He went to Washington to plead for the tribe, and returning, left his wigwam among the Indians after a time, and went to Texas.Tenting on the Plains|Elizabeth B. Custer
British Dictionary definitions for washington (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for washington (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for washington
U.S. capital, founded 1791, named for President George Washington (1732-1799), the family name from a town in northeastern England, from Old English, literally "estate of a man named Wassa." The U.S. state was named when it was formed as a territory in 1853 (admitted to the union 1889).
Culture definitions for washington
State in the northwestern United States bordered by British Columbia, Canada, to the north; Idaho to the east; Oregon to the south; and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Its capital is Olympia, and its largest city is Seattle. The area to the west of the Cascades, which run north and south through the middle of the state, is wet, mountainous, and forested, that to the east is arid.