Washington

noun
1. the capital of the United States in the District of Columbia and a tourist mecca; George Washington commissioned Charles L'Enfant to lay out the city in 1791 (Freq. 27)
Derivationally related forms: ↑Washingtonian
Instance Hypernyms: ↑national capital
Instance Hyponyms: ↑Potomac
Part Holonyms: ↑District of Columbia, ↑D.C., ↑DC
Part Meronyms:
2. a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific (Freq. 3)
Syn: ↑Evergreen State, ↑WA
Derivationally related forms: ↑Washingtonian
Instance Hypernyms: ↑American state
Part Holonyms:
Part Meronyms:
3. the federal government of the United States (Freq. 2)
Syn: ↑Capital
Derivationally related forms: ↑Washingtonian
Instance Hypernyms: ↑federal government
4. 1st President of the United States; commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution (1732-1799) (Freq. 1)
Derivationally related forms: ↑Washingtonian
5. United States educator who was born a slave but became educated and founded a college at Tuskegee in Alabama (1856-1915)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑educator, ↑pedagogue, ↑pedagog

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