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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Famous quotes containing the word washington:

    While I do not think it was so intended I have always been of the opinion that this turned out to be much the best for me. I had no national experience. What I have ever been able to do has been the result of first learning how to do it. I am not gifted with intuition. I need not only hard work but experience to be ready to solve problems. The Presidents who have gone to Washington without first having held some national office have been at great disadvantage.
    Calvin Coolidge (1872–1933)

    Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
    —George Washington (1732–1799)

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    Nora Ephron (b. 1941)