Washingtonian

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Wash·ing·ton

 (wŏsh′ĭng-tən, wô′shĭng-)
1. Abbr. WA or Wash. A state of the northwest United States on the Pacific Ocean. It was admitted as the 42nd state in 1889. Explored by Capt. James Cook in 1778, Washington was the object of a dispute between Britain and the United States until 1846, when its northern border was set at the 49th parallel. Olympia is the capital and Seattle the largest city.
2. The capital of the United States, on the Potomac River between Virginia and Maryland and coextensive with the District of Columbia. It was designed by Pierre L'Enfant and became the capital in 1800. In the War of 1812 the British captured and sacked (1814) Washington, burning most of the public buildings, including the Capitol and the White House.

Wash′ing·to′ni·an (wŏsh′ĭng-tō′nē-ən, wô′shĭng-) adj. & n.

Washington

, George 1732-1799.
American military leader and the first president of the United States (1789-1797). Commander of the American forces in the Revolutionary War (1775-1783), he presided over the Constitutional Convention (1787) and was elected president of the fledgling country (1789). He shunned partisan politics and in his farewell address (1796) warned against foreign involvement.

Wash′ing·to′ni·an (wŏsh′ĭng-tō′nē-ən, wô′shĭng-) adj. & n.
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Washingtonian

(ˌwɒʃɪŋˈtəʊnɪən)
adj
(Placename) of or relating to the city or state of Washington or their inhabitants
n
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of the city or state of Washington
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Wash•ing•to•ni•an

(ˌwɒʃ ɪŋˈtoʊ ni ən, ˌwɔ ʃɪŋ-)

n.
1. a native or resident of Washington, D.C., or the state of Washington.
adj.
2. of or pertaining to Washington, D.C., or the state of Washington.
[1780–90, Amer.]
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Washingtonian

a member of the Washingtonian Society, a temperance society founded in the United States in 1843.
See also: Alcohol
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Washingtonian - a native or resident of the city of Washington
American - a native or inhabitant of the United States
2.Washingtonian - a native or resident of the state of WashingtonWashingtonian - a native or resident of the state of Washington
American - a native or inhabitant of the United States
Adj.1.Washingtonian - of or relating to or in the manner of George WashingtonWashingtonian - of or relating to or in the manner of George Washington
2.Washingtonian - of or relating to the people who run the federal governmentWashingtonian - of or relating to the people who run the federal government; "Washingtonian politics as usual"
3.Washingtonian - of or relating to the capital of the United StatesWashingtonian - of or relating to the capital of the United States; "Washingtonian museums"
4.Washingtonian - of or relating to or in the state of WashingtonWashingtonian - of or relating to or in the state of Washington
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