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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the capital of the United States of America, as we continue to build Canberra's presence on the global stage.
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.
Khartoum, April, 15(SUNA)- Minister of Finance and National Economy, Badra-Eddin Mahmoud leading a high-level delegation will leave this evening for capital of the United States of American, Washington to participated in Spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund(IMF) and the World Bank(WB) during April 17-20.
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.
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With his speech in the school for international studies at the Johns Hopkins University in Washington, USA, BDI leader Ali Ahmeti kicked off his visit to the capital of the United States where he is set to meet with several US functionaries.
Founded in 1989 by business leaders committed to a fully integrated affordable membership of men and women of every background, the new City Club Los Angeles is determined to give new meaning to why LA is known as the diversity capital of the United States.
Tourism chiefs in Abu Dhabi are hoping to hail more travellers from the capital of the United States by covering 150 taxis in Washington DC with the emirate's branding.
Washington DC, the capital of the United States, is a pleasant city, a wonderful mixture of Victorian, Georgian and Regency architecture jumbled together in lots of different styles.
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