- Book·er T(al·ia·ferro) [boo k-er tol-uh-ver] /ˈbʊk ər ˈtɒl ə vər/, 1856–1915, U.S. reformer, educator, author, and lecturer.
- George,1732–99, U.S. general and political leader: 1st president of the U.S. 1789–97.
- MarthaMartha Dandridge, 1732–1802, wife of George.
- Also called Washington, D.C. the capital of the United States, on the Potomac between Maryland and Virginia: coextensive with the District of Columbia. Abbreviation: Wash.
- Also called Washington State. a state in the NW United States, on the Pacific coast. 68,192 sq. mi. (176,615 sq. km). Capital: Olympia. Abbreviation: WA (for use with zip code), Wash.
- a city in SW Pennsylvania.
- a city in SW Indiana.
- a town in central Illinois.
- Mount, a mountain in N New Hampshire, in the White Mountains: highest peak in the NE United States. 6293 feet (1918 meters).
- Lake, a lake in W Washington, near Seattle. 20 miles (32 km) long.
- a male given name.
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Contemporary Examples of washington
Two factors made Hiram Revels especially interesting to the Washington establishment.The Black Man Who Replaced Jefferson Davis in the Senate
January 7, 2015
It was a rare moment of bipartisan unity in partisan Washington.Final Chapter for Accused Africa Bomber
January 4, 2015
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
January 2, 2015
Supported by Washington, the domestic quota was cut from 90 days to 30.Propaganda, Protest, and Poisonous Vipers: The Cinema War in Korea
December 30, 2014
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
December 20, 2014
Historical Examples of washington
The daily proceedings of Congress at Washington are discussed in Japan.The Grand Old Man
Richard B. Cook
Washington's horse and Kirkwood's infantry formed the reserve.A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion
William Dobein James
This was not done, in consequence of his not passing through Washington, as had been expected.
The Washington had proved to be a leaky ship, every passage I made in her.
After this, I went on to Washington, keeping it up, the whole distance.
- a state of the northwestern US, on the Pacific: consists of the Coast Range and the Olympic Mountains in the west and the Columbia Plateau in the east. Capital: Olympia. Pop: 6 131 445 (2003 est). Area: 172 416 sq km (66 570 sq miles)Abbreviation: Wash, (with zip code) WA
- Also called: Washington, DC the capital of the US, coextensive with the District of Columbia and situated near the E coast on the Potomac River: site chosen by President Washington in 1790; contains the White House and the Capitol; a major educational and administrative centre. Pop: 563 384 (2003 est)
- a town in Tyne and Wear: designated a new town in 1964. Pop: 53 388 (2001)
- Mount Washington a mountain in N New Hampshire, in the White Mountains: the highest peak in the northeast US; noted for extreme weather conditions. Height: 1917 m (6288 ft)
- Lake Washington a lake in W Washington, forming the E boundary of the city of Seattle: linked by canal with Puget Sound. Length: about 32 km (20 miles). Width: 6 km (4 miles)
- Booker T (aliaferro). 1856–1915, US Black educationalist and writer
- Denzil (ˈdɛnzəl). US film actor; his films include Glory (1990), Malcolm X (1992), The Hurricane (1999), and John Q. (2002)
- George. 1732–99, US general and statesman; first president of the US (1789–97). He was appointed commander in chief of the Continental Army (1775) at the outbreak of the War of American Independence, which ended with his defeat of Cornwallis at Yorktown (1781). He presided over the convention at Philadelphia (1787) that formulated the constitution of the US and elected him president
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).
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.