capital of the United States


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Noun1.capital of the United States - the capital of the United States in the District of Columbia and a tourist meccacapital of the United States - 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
Capitol Building, Capitol - the government building in Washington where the United States Senate and the House of Representatives meet
Lincoln Memorial - memorial building in Washington containing a large marble statue of Abraham Lincoln
Washington Monument - a stone obelisk built in Washington in 1884 to honor George Washington; 555 feet tall
White House - the government building that serves as the residence and office of the President of the United States
D.C., DC, District of Columbia - 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
Capitol Hill, the Hill - a hill in Washington, D.C., where the Capitol Building sits and Congress meets; "they are debating the budget today on Capitol Hill"
Georgetown - a section of northwestern Washington, D.C.
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Set in the mid-1990s in the depressed industrial town of Waterbury, Connecticut--the brass manufacturing capital of the United States, which attracted Eastern European immigrants in the 1980s and '90s--Brass tells the story of Elsie, a waitress at the Betsy Ross Diner.
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Not only is this a wonderful opportunity for students seeking careers in veterinary medicine, particularly in a region known as the livestock capital of the United States, it's an investment in our community and economy," said Mayor Paul Harpole.
KARACHI -- - Zahid Hameedi, veteran journalist, political activist and analyst, who immensely contributed to promote and highlight the cause of Pakistan, Pakistan - American solidarity and important issues in the capital of the United States of America was paid tribute at a lunch hosted in his honor at Karachi Press Club on Thursday.
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Ironically, the skeleton was found very near the Bazaar, which formed the center of the city since the modern era began when Tehran became the empire's capital in the 1790s, about the same time as Washington became the capital of the United States.
The city also had serious health problems while serving as the new capital of the United States in the 1790s.
Florida is the hurricane capital of the United States and no matter where you live in the Sunshine State, you are vulnerable to the effects of a hurricane.