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Meaning of "Washington" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WASHINGTON

Washington  [ˈwɒʃɪŋtən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WASHINGTON

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Washington 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 WASHINGTON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Washington

Washington commonly refers to: ▪ George Washington, military general and first President of the United States of America ▪ Washington, a state on the Pacific coast of the United States of America ▪ Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States of America ▪ The Washington Metropolitan Area ▪ A metonym for the Federal government of the United States Washington may also refer to...

Definition of Washington in the English dictionary

The first definition of Washington in the dictionary is 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. Area: 172 416 sq km Abbreviation: Wash, WA. Other definition of Washington is 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. Washington is also a town in Tyne and Wear: designated a new town in 1964. Pop: 53 388.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WASHINGTON


Accrington
ˈækrɪŋtən
Addington
ˈædɪŋtən
Arlington
ˈɑːlɪŋtən
Barrington
ˈbærɪŋtən
Bennington
ˈbɛnɪŋtən
Bloomington
ˈbluːmɪŋtən
Bonington
ˈbɒnɪŋtən
Burlington
ˈbɜːlɪŋtən
Carrington
ˈkærɪŋtən
Darlington
ˈdɑːlɪŋtən
Ellington
ˈɛlɪŋtən
Harrington
ˈhærɪŋtən
Islington
ˈɪzlɪŋtən
Lexington
ˈlɛksɪŋtən
Orpington
ˈɔːpɪŋtən
Waddington
ˈwɒdɪŋtən
Warrington
ˈwɒrɪŋtən
Wellington
ˈwɛlɪŋtən
Whittington
ˈwɪtɪŋtən
Wilmington
ˈwɪlmɪŋtən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WASHINGTON

Washington palm
Washington, DC
Washingtonia
Washingtonian
Washita
washland
washpot
washrag
washroom
washstand
washtub
washup
washwoman
washwomen
washy
Wasim Akram

WORDS THAT END LIKE WASHINGTON

Aldington
Babington
Bebington
Bedlington
Eddington
Hartington
Lake Washington
lamington
Langton
Mount Washington
Norrington
quarrington
Sherrington
skimmington
Tarkington
Woffington

Synonyms and antonyms of Washington in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Washington» into 25 languages

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The translations of Washington from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Washington» in English.

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华盛顿
1,325 millions of speakers

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Washington
570 millions of speakers

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Washington
510 millions of speakers

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वाशिंगटन
380 millions of speakers
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واشنطن
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Вашингтон
278 millions of speakers

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Washington
270 millions of speakers

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ওয়াশিংটন
260 millions of speakers

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Washington
220 millions of speakers

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Washington
190 millions of speakers

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Washington
180 millions of speakers

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ワシントン
130 millions of speakers

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워싱턴
85 millions of speakers

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Washington
85 millions of speakers
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Washington
80 millions of speakers

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வாஷிங்டன்
75 millions of speakers

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वॉशिंग्टन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Washington
70 millions of speakers

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Washington
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Waszyngton
50 millions of speakers

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Вашингтон
40 millions of speakers

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Washington
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Ουάσιγκτον
15 millions of speakers
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Washington
14 millions of speakers
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Washington
10 millions of speakers
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Washington
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Washington

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WASHINGTON»

The term «Washington» is very widely used and occupies the 1.743 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WASHINGTON» OVER TIME

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

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10 QUOTES WITH «WASHINGTON»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Washington.
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Dean Acheson
Washington is like a self-sealing tank on a military aircraft. When a bullet passes through, it closes up.
2
George Allen
It's time for an American comeback... where leaders in Washington listen to 'we the people.'
3
Joe Arpaio
When we go to court, they are going to have to come up with all the evidence where they are accusing me and my dedicated deputies of racial profiling. It's always easy to throw the race card in there and that's what they're doing in Washington today, that they're concerned about racial profiling.
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Rick Atkinson
I was with the 101st Airborne Division in Iraq, really in the middle of nowhere, about 80 miles south of Baghdad. And it was almost midnight, and I got a computer message from the home office of the Washington Post asking me to call them. I did call them and was told that I'd won the Pulitzer Prize.
5
Tracy Austin
My brother Jeff is now my agent at Advantage International in Washington, D.C.
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Marion Barry
Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the country.
7
Rob Bishop
I firmly believe that the best way to stimulate our economy and create jobs is to let hard-working Americans keep more of their money - after all, the money belongs to them, not to Washington.
8
Julian Bond
Ever since I've become chairman, there have been profiles of me in People, George, The Washington Post, The Detroit News, and all of them could have been written by the same person.
9
Mike Bouchard
Just because you have checks in the checkbook doesn't mean that you have money in the bank, and Washington has failed to understand that.
10
Ken Buck
I'm coming to Washington, D.C., to do the people's work. And the people's work has to do with reducing spending and cutting budgets and, and trying to get a grip on the size of government.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WASHINGTON»

Discover the use of Washington in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Washington and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Washington: A Life
In this groundbreaking work, based on massive research, Chernow shatters forever the stereotype of George Washington as a stolid, unemotional figure and brings to vivid life a dashing, passionate man of fiery opinions and many moods. ...
Ron Chernow, 2010
2
Washington
Her editorials at the Post and her columns in Newsweek, were universally admired in Washington for their insight and style. In this, her first book, Greenfield provides a portrait of the U.S. capital at the end of the American century.
Meg Greenfield, 2009
3
George Washington Carver: Scientist and Symbol
How did George Washington Carver, whose concrete accomplishments on paper did not amount to much more that "doing something" with peanuts, sweet potatoes, homemade paint and recipes, come to be known as a great man who made brilliant ...
Linda O. McMurry, 1981
4
His Excellency: George Washington
"His Excellency is a full, glorious, and multifaceted portrait of the man behind our country's genesis, sure to become the authoritative biography of George Washington for many decades. "From the Hardcover edition.
Joseph J. Ellis, 2005
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Washington's Crossing
Yet, as David Hackett Fischer recounts in this riveting history, George Washington--and many other Americans--refused to let the Revolution die.
David Hackett Fischer, 2004
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Washington
Examines the geography, history, and people of the Evergreen State.
Julie Murray, 2010
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Who was George Washington?
With more than one hundred black-and-white illustrations, the father of our country, George Washington's fascinating story comes to life--revealing the real man, not just the face on the dollar bill. Original.
Roberta Edwards, 2009
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Martha Washington's Booke of Cookery and Booke of Sweetmeats
This is the family cookbook Martha Washington kept and used for fifty years, with over five hundred classic recipes dating largely from Elizabethan and Jacobean times, the golden age of English cookery.
Karen Hess, 1981
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A Hand to Guide Me
Highlighting the importance of everyday mentorship, a Hollywood star shares his personal story of mentoring and mentors who shaped his life, and introduces the life-changing stories of more than seventy of America's leading personalities, ...
‎2006
10
Washington Rules: America's Path to Permanent War
This is the moment, Bacevich argues, to reconsider the principles which shape American policy in the world—to acknowledge that fixing Afghanistan should not take precedence over fixing Detroit.
Andrew Bacevich, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WASHINGTON»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Washington is used in the context of the following news items.
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Cuban flag flies at embassy in Washington
WASHINGTON — Throngs of demonstrators gathered Monday to witness the raising of the Cuban flag over Cuba's embassy, the first time it has flown here since ... «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
2
'Superhero' girl alive after Washington plane crash; 2 others feared …
(CNN) Autumn Veatch, 16, couldn't tell the 911 operator where in the Washington state wilderness the small plane went down. Somehow, she survived; her ... «CNN, Jul 15»
3
Exclusive: Dave Chappelle won't be making jokes about Rachel …
“The world's become ridiculous,” he told the awestruck grads at George Washington University's Lisner auditorium. “There's a white lady posing as a black lady. «Washington Post, Jun 15»
4
'Are you an African American?' Why an NAACP official isn't saying.
A controversy is raging over whether a prominent Washington state civil rights activist and Howard University graduate who claimed she was African American is ... «Washington Post, Jun 15»
5
Suspect in 4 DC killings identified after DNA is found on pizza sent …
Information about the money drop adds a perplexing new dimension to a case that has riveted Upper Northwest Washington as well as the District's business ... «Washington Post, May 15»
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Saudi Arabia's King Salman skipping Camp David summit
A senior administration official said that Jubeir confirmed to Kerry on Friday afternoon in Paris that Salman was coming to Washington and that the king had ... «Washington Post, May 15»
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George Washington Bridge Scandal: What You Need to Know
A. Workers at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey shut down two of three access lanes from Fort Lee, N.J., to the toll plaza of the George Washington ... «New York Times, May 15»
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Justices Kennedy and Scalia and their divide on gay rights
... more fundamental disagreement about how to think about the liberties protected by the Constitution,” said Paul M. Smith, a Washington lawyer who was on the ... «Washington Post, Apr 15»
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Gyrocopter lands on Capitol lawn; pilot is arrested
[Here is why you're not allowed to fly your gyrocopter in Washington]. Eyewitnesses in Capitol offices reported seeing police run toward the aircraft and take the ... «Washington Post, Apr 15»
10
At what price Netanyahu?
Some think tanks in Washington devote themselves almost entirely to the subject of Iran's nuclear program. Congress has held numerous hearings on the ... «Washington Post, Feb 15»

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