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

Washington may also refer to:

Read more about Washington:  People, CTA Stations, Amtrak Stations, Other Uses

Other articles related to "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 ... 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 ...
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis - Education, Debutante and Young Adulthood
... she transferred to The George Washington University, located in Washington, D.C ... Following her graduation, Bouvier was hired as "Inquiring Photographer" for The Washington Times-Herald ... continuing education classes in American History at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C ...
Interstate 5 - Route Description - Washington
... The highway begins in Washington over the Columbia River and drops down into the city of Vancouver ... to arrive at the Peace Arch Canadian border crossing between Blaine, Washington, and Surrey, British Columbia ... I-5 covers 277 miles (446 km) in Washington ...

Famous quotes containing the word washington:

    ... Washington was not only an important capital. It was a city of fear. Below that glittering and delightful surface there is another story, that of underpaid Government clerks, men and women holding desperately to work that some political pull may at any moment take from them. A city of men in office and clutching that office, and a city of struggle which the country never suspects.
    Mary Roberts Rinehart (1876–1958)

    Herein is the explanation of the analogies, which exist in all the arts. They are the re-appearance of one mind, working in many materials to many temporary ends. Raphael paints wisdom, Handel sings it, Phidias carves it, Shakspeare writes it, Wren builds it, Columbus sails it, Luther preaches it, Washington arms it, Watt mechanizes it. Painting was called “silent poetry,” and poetry “speaking painting.” The laws of each art are convertible into the laws of every other.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    The Washington press corps thinks that Julie Nixon Eisenhower is the only member of the Nixon Administration who has any credibility—and, as one journalist put it, this is not to say that anyone believes what she is saying but simply that people believe she believes what she is saying ... it is almost as if she is the only woman in America over the age of twenty who still thinks her father is exactly what she thought he was when she was six.
    Nora Ephron (b. 1941)