Etymology
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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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Definitions of Washington

Washington (n.)
the capital of the United States in the District of Columbia and a tourist mecca; George Washington commissioned Charles L'Enfant to lay out the city in 1791;
Synonyms: Washington D.C. / American capital / capital of the United States
Washington (n.)
a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific;
Synonyms: Evergreen State / wa / Wash.
Washington (n.)
the federal government of the United States;
Synonyms: Capital
Washington (n.)
1st President of the United States; commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution (1732-1799);
Synonyms: George Washington / President Washington
Washington (n.)
United States educator who was born a slave but became educated and founded a college at Tuskegee in Alabama (1856-1915);
Synonyms: Booker T. Washington / Booker Taliaferro Washington
From wordnet.princeton.edu