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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.
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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a seaport in W Washington, on Puget Sound. 524,704.
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|Noun||1.||Seattle - 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
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