capital of the United States

noun
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
Derivationally related forms: ↑Washingtonian (for: ↑Washington)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑national capital
Instance Hyponyms: ↑Potomac
Part Holonyms: ↑District of Columbia, ↑D.C., ↑DC
Part Meronyms:

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