Examples from the Web for washoe
Neither the gold reaches of Colorado nor the silver-bearing "leads" of the Washoe district had as yet been discovered.
He soared over three fences like a bird, and disappeared down the road toward the Washoe Valley.Roughing It|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
He may be lurking in some of the mining-camps near the foot-hills, as he was a Washoe teamster during the Comstock excitement.
That the Rothschilds are at present a little wary of any investment in Washoe is quite natural.Crusoe's Island: A Ramble in the Footsteps of Alexander Selkirk|John Ross Browne
A shave is half a dollar—gold; in Washoe and in Atchison, but a paper quarter.Greater Britain|Charles Wentworth Dilke