Washingtonian

[ wosh-ing-toh-nee-uh n, waw-shing- ]
/ ˌwɒʃ ɪŋˈtoʊ ni ən, ˌwɔ ʃɪŋ- /
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adjective

living in or coming from Washington, D.C., or the state of Washington.

noun

a native or inhabitant of Washington, D.C., or the state of Washington.

Origin of Washingtonian

An Americanism dating back to 1780–90; Washington + -ian

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Washingtonian

/ (ˌwɒʃɪŋˈtəʊnɪən) /

adjective

of or relating to the city or state of Washington or their inhabitants

noun

a native or inhabitant of the city or state of Washington
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