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Definition 1: the federal government of the United States - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for washington in the sense of this definition

(washington is an instance of ...) a government with strong central powers

Definition 2: a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for washington in the sense of this definition

(washington is an instance of ...) one of the 50 states of the United States

(washington is a part of ...) a region of the northwestern United States usually including Washington and Oregon and sometimes southwestern British Columbia

(washington is a part of ...) a town in southeastern Washington near the Oregon border

(washington is a part of ...) a town in south central Washington

(washington is a part of ...) an active volcano in the Cascade Range in southwestern Washington; erupted violently in 1980 after 123 years of inactivity

(washington is a part of ...) a mountain peak in southwestern Washington in the Cascade Range (12,307 feet high)

(washington is a part of ...) a narrow very deep lake in central Washington in the Cascade Range

(washington is a part of ...) a North American river; rises in southwestern Canada and flows southward across Washington to form the border between Washington and Oregon before emptying into the Pacific; known for its salmon runs in the spring

(washington is a part of ...) a naturally protected waterway from Seattle to Skagway in southeastern Alaska

(washington is a part of ...) an inlet of the North Pacific in northwestern Washington State

(washington is a part of ...) a mountain peak in central Washington; highest peak in the Cascade Range; (14,410 feet high)

(washington is a part of ...) (geology) flat elevated land with poor soil and little vegetation that is scarred by dry channels of glacial origin (especially in eastern Washington)

(washington is a part of ...) a town in southwestern Washington on the Columbia River across from Portland, Oregon

(washington is a part of ...) a city in west central Washington on an arm of Puget Sound to the south of Seattle

(washington is a part of ...) a city in eastern Washington near the Idaho border

(washington is a part of ...) a national park in Washington having mountain terrain featuring glaciers and alpine lakes and streams and swamps

(washington is a part of ...) a national park in Washington that is an alpine wilderness area featuring gold rush and logging campsites

(washington is a part of ...) a national park in Washington having rain forests of giant evergreens

(washington is a part of ...) a cape of northwestern Washington

(washington is a part of ...) a town in western Washington

(washington is a part of ...) a town in northwestern Washington on a bay near the Canadian border

(washington is a part of ...) a town in southern Washington on the Columbia River

(washington is a part of ...) capital of the state of Washington; located in western Washington on Puget Sound

(washington is a part of ...) a major port of entry and the largest city in Washington; located in west central Washington on the protected waters of Puget Sound with the snow-capped peaks of the Cascade Range and Mount Rainier visible to the south and east; an aerospace and computer center; site of the University of Washington

(washington is a part of ...) a tributary of the Columbia River that rises in Wyoming and flows westward; discovered in 1805 by the Lewis and Clark Expedition

(... is part of washington) North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776

Definition 3: 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 - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for washington in the sense of this definition

(washington is an instance of ...) the capital city of a nation

(... is an instance of washington) term sometimes used to refer to Washington, D.C.

(washington is a part of ...) the government building in Washington where the United States Senate and the House of Representatives meet

(washington is a part of ...) memorial building in Washington containing a large marble statue of Abraham Lincoln

(washington is a part of ...) a stone obelisk built in Washington in 1884 to honor George Washington; 555 feet tall

(washington is a part of ...) the government building that serves as the residence and office of the President of the United States

(washington is a part of ...) a hill in Washington, D.C., where the Capitol Building sits and Congress meets

"they are debating the budget today on Capitol Hill"

(washington is a part of ...) a section of northwestern Washington, D.C.

(... is part of washington) the district occupied entirely by the city of Washington; chosen by George Washington as the site of the capital of the United States and created out of land ceded by Maryland and Virginia

Definition 4: 1st President of the United States; commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution (1732-1799) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for washington in the sense of this definition

(washington is an instance of ...) a general officer of the highest rank

(washington is an instance of ...) the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government

"the President likes to jog every morning"

Definition 5: United States educator who was born a slave but became educated and founded a college at Tuskegee in Alabama (1856-1915) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for washington in the sense of this definition

(washington is an instance of ...) someone who educates young people

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