Washington

Washington commonly refers to:

  • George Washington (1732–1799), military general and first President of the United States of America
  • Washington (state), a state on the Pacific coast of the United States of America
  • Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States of America
    • The Washington Metropolitan Area
    • A metonym for the Federal government of the United States

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Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis - Education, Debutante and Young Adulthood
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Interstate 5 - Route Description - Washington
... The highway begins in Washington over the Columbia River and drops down into the city of Vancouver ... the Peace Arch Canadian border crossing between Blaine, Washington, and Surrey, British Columbia ... I-5 covers 277 miles (446 km) in Washington ...
Space Shuttle Enterprise - Service - Museum Exhibit - Washington, D.C.
... Enterprise was stored at the Smithsonian's hangar at Washington Dulles International Airport before it was restored and moved to the newly built Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum's ... Space Center, where it made several passes over the Washington D.C ...
Whatcom County, Washington - Demographics
... There were 64,446 households out of which 30.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.20% were married couples living together, 8.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.20% were non-families. 25.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ...
Zero Milestone - History
... In his plan for Washington, Pierre Charles L'Enfant intended a column to be placed 1 mile east of the Capitol, of which is now Lincoln Park, "from which all distances of places through the continent were to be ...

Famous quotes containing the word washington:

    I date the end of the old republic and the birth of the empire to the invention, in the late thirties, of air conditioning. Before air conditioning, Washington was deserted from mid-June to September.... But after air conditioning and the Second World War arrived, more or less at the same time, Congress sits and sits while the presidents—or at least their staffs—never stop making mischief.
    Gore Vidal (b. 1925)

    ... what a strange time it was! Who knew his neighbor? Who was a traitor and who a patriot? The hero of to-day was the suspected of to-morrow.... There were traitors in the most secret council-chambers. Generals, senators, and secretaries looked at each other with suspicious eyes.... It is a great wonder that the city of Washington was not betrayed, burned, destroyed a half-dozen times.
    M. E. W. Sherwood (1826–1903)

    You can’t hold a man down without staying down with him.
    —Booker T. Washington (1856–1915)