Seattle

noun
a major port of entry and the largest city in Washington; located in west central Washington on the protected waters of Puget Sound with the snow-capped peaks of the Cascade Range and Mount Ranier visible to the south and east; an aerospace and computer center; site of the University of Washington (Freq. 2)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑city, ↑metropolis, ↑urban center, ↑port of entry, ↑point of entry
Part Holonyms: ↑Washington, ↑Evergreen State, ↑WA
Part Meronyms: ↑Space Needle, ↑University of Washington

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Seattle [Seattle]
the largest city in the north-western US, also known as the ‘Emerald City’. It is in the state of ↑Washington and is a Pacific port on Elliott Bay. It was settled in 1852 and named after a Native-American leader. It is the home of the ↑Boeing aircraft company and other industries, but tourists are attracted by its clean air and beautiful scenery.

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