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Washington 
U.S. capital, founded 1791, named for President George Washington (1732-1799); the family name is 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). Related: Washingtonian.
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Yakima 
Native American people of Washington State, 1852, perhaps from Sahaptin /iyakima/ "pregnant women."
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beltway (n.)
term in U.S. for a ring highway around an urban area, especially Interstate 495 around Washington, D.C., the Capital Beltway, completed 1964; from belt (n.) + way (n.). Since c. 1978 used figurative for "Washington, D.C., and its culture" for better or worse.
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advisability (n.)
1778 (in a letter from George Washington at Valley Forge), from advisable + -ity. Advisableness is from 1731.
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Tacoma 
city in Washington State, U.S., from Lushootseed (Salishan) /tequbed/ "snow-covered mountain," in reference to nearby Mount Rainier.
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coho (n.)

type of salmon, 1869, earlier cohoes, from a word in the Halkomelem (Salish) language of Washington State, U.S. 

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dummkopf (n.)

"stupid person," 1809 (dom cop, in Washington Irving), from German dummkopf, literally "dumb head;" see dumb (adj.) + cup (n.).

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Father's Day 
1910, begun in Spokane, Washington, U.S., but not widespread until 1940s; an imitation of Mother's Day.
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foggy (adj.)

1540s, of the air, "full of thick mist," perhaps from a Scandinavian source, or formed from fog (n.1) + -y (2). Foggy Bottom "U.S. Department of State," is from the name of a marshy region of Washington, D.C., where many federal buildings are (also with a suggestion of political murkiness) popularized 1947 by James Reston in the New York Times, but he said it had been used earlier by Edward Folliard of The Washington Post.

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Boeing 
U.S. aerospace corporation, founded 1916 by William E. Boeing in Seattle, Washington, as an airplane manufacturer. The family name is German.
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