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:

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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 ... northern city of Bellingham 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 ...
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 Steven F ... where it made several passes over the Washington D.C ...
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 ...
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 ...
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis - Education, Debutante and Young Adulthood
... she transferred to The George Washington University, located in Washington, D.C ... graduation, Bouvier was hired as "Inquiring Photographer" for The Washington Times-Herald ... in American History at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C ...

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)

    There are always those who are willing to surrender local self-government and turn over their affairs to some national authority in exchange for a payment of money out of the Federal Treasury. Whenever they find some abuse needs correction in their neighborhood, instead of applying the remedy themselves they seek to have a tribunal sent on from Washington to discharge their duties for them, regardless of the fact that in accepting such supervision they are bartering away their freedom.
    Calvin Coolidge (1872–1933)

    I thought it altogether proper that I should take a brief furlough from official duties at Washington to mingle with you here to-day as a comrade, because every President of the United States must realize that the strength of the Government, its defence in war, the army that is to muster under its banner when our Nation is assailed, is to be found here in the masses of our people.
    Benjamin Harrison (1833–1901)