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Just as there's garbage that pollutes the Potomac river, there is garbage polluting our culture. We need an Environmental Protection Agency to clean it up.
Pat Buchanan

Meaning of "Potomac" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF POTOMAC

Potomac  [pəˈtəʊmək] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF POTOMAC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Potomac is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES POTOMAC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Potomac in the English dictionary

The definition of Potomac in the dictionary is a river in the E central US, rising in the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia: flows northeast, then generally southeast to Chesapeake Bay. Length : 462 km.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH POTOMAC


bummock
ˈbʌmək
crummock
ˈkrʌmək
gammock
ˈɡæmək
hammock
ˈhæmək
hummock
ˈhʌmək
mammock
ˈmæmək
Pamuk
ˈpæmək
samech
ˈsɑːmək
samekh
ˈsɑːmək
slommock
ˈslɒmək
slummock
ˈslʌmək
stomach
ˈstʌmək
stomack
ˈstʌmək

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE POTOMAC

Potiphar
potjie
potlatch
potlike
potline
potluck dinner
potman
potmen
potometer
potoroo
potpie
potpourri
Potsdam
potshard
potsherd
potshop
potshotting
potstone
potsy
Pott´s disease

WORDS THAT END LIKE POTOMAC

ac
Apurimac
bac
cardiac
Cognac
Isaac
lac
lilac
mac
maniac
Micmac
sac
sign of the zodiac
sumac
tarmac
the tarmac
vac
whisky mac
yashmac
zodiac

Synonyms and antonyms of Potomac in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Potomac» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF POTOMAC

Find out the translation of Potomac to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Potomac from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Potomac» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

波托马克
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Potomac
570 millions of speakers

English

Potomac
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पोटोमैक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بوتوماك
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Потомак
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Potomac
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Potomac,
260 millions of speakers

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Potomac
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Potomac
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Potomac
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ポトマック
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

포토 맥
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Potomac
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Potomac
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பொடாமாக்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पोटोमॅक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Potomac
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Potomac
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Potomac
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Потомак
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Potomac
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Potomac
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Potomac
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Potomac
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Potomac
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Potomac

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «POTOMAC»

The term «Potomac» is quite widely used and occupies the 29.112 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «POTOMAC» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Potomac

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9 QUOTES WITH «POTOMAC»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Potomac.
1
Ben Bradlee
The champagne was flowing like the Potomac in flood.
2
Paula Broadwell
A few months into my research, General Petraeus, who was then leading Central Command, invited me to go for a run with him and his team along the Potomac River during one of his visits to Washington. I figured I could interview him while we ran.
3
Pat Buchanan
Just as there's garbage that pollutes the Potomac river, there is garbage polluting our culture. We need an Environmental Protection Agency to clean it up.
4
Lyndon B. Johnson
If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: 'President Can't Swim.'
5
James Longstreet
In a very short time the army of Northern Virginia was face to face with the Army of the Potomac.
6
George B. McClellan
When this sad war is over we will all return to our homes, and feel that we can ask no higher honor than the proud consciousness that we belonged to the Army of the Potomac.
7
George B. McClellan
All quiet along the Potomac.
8
Issa Rae
Growing up as a young black girl in Potomac, Maryland was easy. I had a Rainbow Coalition of friends of all ethnicities, and we would carelessly skip around our elementary school like the powerless version of Captain Planet's Planeteers.
9
George C. Wallace
They're building a bridge over the Potomac for all the white liberals fleeing to Virginia.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «POTOMAC»

Discover the use of Potomac in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Potomac and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Victory On The Potomac: The Goldwater-nichols Act Unifies ...
He has worked in the White House, the Pentagon, and the Senate. During the period covered by this book, he was a staff member for the Senate Committee on Armed Services.
James R. Locher, III, 2004
2
Inside the Army of the Potomac: The Civil War Experience of ...
The American Civil War experiences of Captain Francis Donaldson, one of the finest eye-witness accounts to emerge from the Army of the Potomac.
Francis Adams Donaldson, J. Gregory Acken, 1998
3
The Sword of Lincoln: The Army of the Potomac
The Sword of Lincoln is the first authoritative single-volume history of the Army of the Potomac in many years.
Jeffry D. Wert, 2005
4
Paris on the Potomac: The French Influence on the ...
The essays in this collection, the latest addition to the series Perspectives on the Art and Architectural History of the United States Capitol, originated in a conference held by the U.S. Capitol Historical Society in 2002 at the French ...
Cynthia R. Field, Isabelle Gournay, Thomas P. Somma, 2013
5
Nature and History in the Potomac Country: From ...
Did it function as a commons, as a place where all were free to hunt and fish? Or was it perceived as a strange and hostile wilderness? Rice discovers environmental factors at the center of the story.
James D. Rice, 2009
6
Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac
A Critical History Of Operations In Virginia, Maryland And Pennsylvania From The Commencement To The Close Of The War 1861 To 1865.
William Swinton, 2008
7
Potomac State College
In Potomac State College, vintage photographs and other visual memorabilia tell the story of this developing institution, from sororities and sports teams to homecomings and bonfires, May Courts and graduations to clubs and, of course, ...
Dinah Courrier, 2000
8
Medical Recollections of the Army of the Potomac
This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series.
Jonathan Letterman, 2008
9
Hospital Life in the Army of the Potomac
CHAPTEE. VIII. TEE BULL-BWG. The Picturesque in the Hospital. — Scenes in the "Wagon Train Hospital. — The Sixth Corps. — Their Bivouac. — The Bull- K. tag. — Sufferings of the Prisoners. — Their Destitution. — Their Wants supplied.
William Reed, 2008
10
Before the Scarlet Dawn
This is a big, beautiful, well-told story of love, faith, and the struggles of war that changed lives...and hearts. I can't wait to read the next book in this series!
Rita Gerlach, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «POTOMAC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Potomac is used in the context of the following news items.
1
West Potomac alum comes home to pitch for Alexandria Aces
Pitcher Billy Lescher is a graduate of West Potomac High School and is a rising sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania. For the summer ... «Alexandria Times, Jul 15»
2
Potomac Nationals blank Salem Red Sox, 3-0
potomac nationals Three Potomac Nationals pitchers limited the Salem Red Sox to three hits and a three-run second inning was the difference ... «Augusta Free Press, Jul 15»
3
Potomac Nationals finish off three-game sweep of Salem Red Sox
potomac nationals The Potomac Nationals struck early and often as they cruised by the Salem Red Sox, 7-1, on Monday night at LewisGale ... «Augusta Free Press, Jul 15»
4
Sentara merges with Pratt Medical Center
Pratt's facilities will add to Sentara's healthcare portfolio which includes Northern Virginia Medical Center in Woodbridge, formerly Potomac ... «PotomacLocal.com, Jul 15»
5
Man wanted for knife attack at Woodbridge home
by Potomac Local on July 27, 2015 at 8:50 am Leave a Comment. 11703214_1016276961746582_5290321797071159312_n. Prince William police are still ... «PotomacLocal.com, Jul 15»
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Company Shares of First Potomac Realty Trust Rally 0.37%
Shares of First Potomac Realty Trust (NYSE:FPO) rose by 0.37% in the past week and 2% for the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the shares ... «American Trade Journal, Jul 15»
7
Four people experience trouble while floating on Potomac River
HANCOCK — Authorities Sunday night helped four individuals who began experiencing trouble while floating down the Potomac River in the ... «Herald-Mail Media, Jul 15»
8
'Reel American Heroes' compete on the Potomac
It's the fifth year for the “Reel American Heroes Fishing Tournament” on the Potomac at Hope Springs Marina in Stafford. On Saturday, 82 ... «WTOP, Jul 15»
9
Salem Red Sox fall to Potomac on late passed ball
Alec Keller raced home for the decisive tally with two outs in the top of the ninth inning, giving Potomac a 3-2 victory over the Red Sox on ... «Roanoke Times, Jul 15»
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Frederick Keys complete sweep of Potomac Nationals
potomac nationals Frederick (48-51-Overall, 23-28-Road, 16-13-Second Half) broke a scoreless tie in the top of the sixth inning, scoring three ... «Augusta Free Press, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Potomac [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/potomac>. Jul 2021 ».
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