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Se·at·tle 1

 (sē-ăt′l) Originally Seatlh. 1786?-1866.
Native American leader of the Duwamish, Suquamish, and allied peoples, who befriended white settlers of the Pacific Northwest. The city of Seattle is named for him.

Se·at·tle 2

A city of west-central Washington bounded by Puget Sound and Lake Washington. Now the commercial center of the Pacific Northwest, Seattle was settled in the 1850s and grew as a port and supply center during the Alaskan gold rush of 1897.
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(Placename) a port in W Washington, on the isthmus between Lake Washington and Puget Sound: the largest city in the state and chief commercial centre of the Northwest; two universities. Pop: 569 101 (2003 est)
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(siˈæt l)

a seaport in W Washington, on Puget Sound. 524,704.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Seattle - a major port of entry and the largest city in WashingtonSeattle - 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 Ranier visible to the south and east; an aerospace and computer center; site of the University of Washington
Space Needle - a tower 605 feet tall in Seattle; a tourist attraction
University of Washington - a university in Seattle, Washington
Evergreen State, WA, Washington - a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
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References in classic literature ?
A Black Hawk boy, just back from Seattle, brought the news that Tiny had not gone to the coast on a venture, as she had allowed people to think, but with very definite plans.
This is what actually happened to Tiny: While she was running her lodging-house in Seattle, gold was discovered in Alaska.
So changed was he that the Judge himself would not have recognized him; and the express messengers breathed with relief when they bundled him off the train at Seattle.
That was the last he saw of the man in the red sweater, and as Curly and he looked at receding Seattle from the deck of the Narwhal, it was the last he saw of the warm Southland.
From the deck of the Seattle, Daylight waved and called his farewells.
Next he engaged passage on the steamship Umatilla, sailing for Seattle and Puget Sound ports at daylight.
"The mountain home broke up--starved out, I imagine--and the family came to Seattle to live.
"Mother," he said suddenly, "don't you remember - after Seattle was burned out -and they got her going again?"
I've got slippers waiting for me in a tea-house in Shanghai, and I don't have to tell 'em how to cook my eggs in Rio de Janeiro or Seattle. It's a mighty little old world.
"There is a statue of Seward standing in one of the streets of Seattle. The inscription upon it is, `To a United Country.' But as an Easterner stands there, he feels the isolation of that Far Western State, and he will always feel it, until he can talk from one side of the United States to the other.
He only had two years in Paris: he had persuaded his people to let him come and study art instead of going to college; but at the end of that period he was to return to Seattle and go into his father's business.
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