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Definition 1: term sometimes used to refer to Washington, D.C. - [noun denoting location]

(potomac is an instance of ...) 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

Definition 2: a river in the east central United States; rises in West Virginia in the Appalachian Mountains and flows eastward, forming the boundary between Maryland and Virginia, to the Chesapeake Bay - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for potomac in the sense of this definition

(potomac is an instance of ...) a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)

"the river was navigable for 50 miles"

(... is part of potomac) a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies

(... is part of potomac) a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War

(... is part of potomac) a state in east central United States

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