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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Famous quotes containing the word washington:

    The government is huge, stupid, greedy and makes nosy, officious and dangerous intrusions into the smallest corners of life—this much we can stand. But the real problem is that government is boring. We could cure or mitigate the other ills Washington visits on us if we could only bring ourselves to pay attention to Washington itself. But we cannot.
    —P.J. (Patrick Jake)

    Thou who, sinless, yet hast known
    All of man’s infirmity!
    Then, from Thine eternal throne,
    Jesus, look with pitying eye.
    —George Washington Doane (1799–1859)

    Women have had the vote for over forty years and their organizations lobby in Washington for all sorts of causes; why, why, why don’t they take up their own causes and obvious needs?
    Dorothy Thompson (1894–1961)