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Washington is a proper noun.  Washington is (1) the federal government of the United States, (2) 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, (3) a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific, (4) 1st President of the United States; commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution (1732-1799), (5) United States educator who was born a slave but became educated and founded a college at Tuskegee in Alabama (1856-1915).
The following articles provide more information about the proper noun Washington.
  • Washington, DC Atlas
    The city of Washington, in the District of Columbia, is the capital of the United States of America. Washington, DC history, geography, and travel information are the subjects of this Washington, DC atlas page.
  • Access Washington
    The capital of Washington State is Olympia. Learn about Washington State government operations and services. Browse the Washington travel and tourism information, and read about living and working in the Evergreen State.
  • Washington Real Estate Guide
    Learn about urban, rural, and suburban real estate markets in Washington. Real estate agents, buyers, and sellers will appreciate the Washington real estate resources on this page.
  • Washington, DC Real Estate Guide
    Learn about public and private sector real estate markets in Washington, DC. Real estate agents, buyers, and sellers will appreciate the Washington, DC. real estate resources on this page.
  • Washington Atlas
    Washington state history, geography, and travel information are the subjects of this Washington atlas page.
  • Washington DC Map
    The Washington-DC-Map.com website features several maps of Washington DC as well as information about the geography, history, and culture of the District of Columbia.
  • Washington Map
    Washington is the 20th largest USA state, bordered by the Canadian Province of British Columbia to the north, the state of Oregon to the south, the state of Idaho to the east, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.
  • University of Washington
    The University of Washington, with its main campus in Seattle, was founded in 1861 and is one of the oldest state-supported schools in the West. The school is considered one of the public ivies. There are over 40,000 students at UW. UW also has a medical school and a nursing school. The website has information about the school, visiting, and applying.
  • Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
    This is the website for the Washington D.C. Metro. Users can find maps and stations, schedules and fares, alerts and advisories, and more. There is also a destination finder that enables the user to put in beginning and ending destinations and find out how to get there. There is information for visitors, a Metro shop, and news about the Metro.
  • Washington State University
    WSU's largest campus is located in Pullman and has over 18,000 students. The school was founded in 1892 as the Washington Agricultural College and School of Science. WSU offers more than 150 majors, 70 master's programs, and 44 PhD programs. There are more than 40 fraternities and sororities at WSU. Further information about the programs, visiting, and applying are on the website.
  • Washington National Parks
    This National Park directory page lists National Parks, Historic Landmarks, and Natural Landmarks in the State of Washington. An interactive Washington map, plus photos and highlights, are included thereon.
  • Washington DC - Official Tourism Site
    Founded on July 16, 1790, Washington DC is unique among American cities because it was established by the Constitution of the United States to serve as the nation's capital. Destination DC is an organization that manages and markets Washington, DC as a global convention, tourism, and special events destination, with a special emphasis on the arts, cultural and historical communities.
  • Washington, DC National Mall
    Learn about the history of the National Mall in Washington D.C. and find a detailed map to the area on this informative website.
  • Washington University in St Louis
    Washington University, founded in 1853, is a medium-sized, independent university. There are almost 11,000 students and 3000 faculty. Besides arts and sciences, WU has graduate programs in Business, Design & Visual Arts, Architecture, Engineering, Law, Medicine, and Social Work.
  • District of Columbia
    Learn about Washington, DC government operations, services, and departments. Whether you are visiting, living, working, or doing business in DC, you will find extensive information resources about the District of Columbia on this site.
  • City of Seattle
    The official City of Seattle site features information about Seattle city government departments and services. Learn about living, working, and visiting in the city of Seattle, Washington. Site topics include Arts and Recreation, Community, and Environment as well as Public Safety, Transportation, and Utilities.
  • Washintonpost.com
    This website is one of three news sites run by WPNI. The other two are Newsweek.com and Slate. The Washington Post was founded in 1877 and in 1996 the online site was launched. On the website, readers can find out about the latest news, politics, opinions, sports, arts and living, and classifieds. There is also a city guide to D.C. with tourist sites, restaurants, hotels, and events listed.
  • The White House
    This is the official website of the White House. On the site are information about policies and issues that concern the citizens and the President. There is also information on how the U.S. Government is organized, links to the First Lady, Vice-President, and his wife, and information about visiting.
  • Idaho Map
    Idaho is the 11th largest state in the USA, surrounded by the Canadian Province of British Columbia and the states of Nevada, Wyoming, Montana, Utah, Washington, and Oregon.
  • Oregon Map
    Oregon is the 10th largest state in the USA, bordered by Washington, California, Idaho, Nevada, and the Pacific Ocean. Visit this site to learn more about Oregon and view the printable Oregon maps.
  • State Capitals Map
    This page provides a close-up map of the United States that shows the capitals. It also shows the location of the USA federal capital, Washington, DC.
  • State Map Sources
    There are many different kinds of maps, with road maps being the most popular for travel purposes. Here you will find road maps, topo maps, and other maps for all fifty states and Washington DC.
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
    Part of the Smithsonian Institute, the Hirshhorn is the Museum for contemporary art and sculpture located on the Mall in Washington D.C. The website contains information about visiting, exhibitions, important archival collections, and research facilities.
  • American University
    American University, located in Washington D.C., was founded in 1893 by an act of Congress. There are more than 5000 undergraduates, 3000 graduate students, and almost 600 faculty. AU also has a law school. Information about the school, applying, visiting, and much more is available on the website.
The following articles provide recent Washington-related news.
  • President Trump in a 'great mood' after Mueller report passed to DOJ: Sources
    President Donald Trump reportedly in a "great mood" as Washington awaits Attorney General William Barr on special counsel Robert Mueller report.
    ABC News.  Saturday, 23 Mar 2019 16:28:27 -0400.
  • Trump officials heading to China for trade talks next week
    President Trump is sending Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to China next week, the White House announced Saturday, as Washington and Beijing try to mend their trade ...
    Tal Axelrod.  The Hill.  Saturday, 23 Mar 2019 17:17:26 +0000.
  • Mueller report not the end of probe of US President Trump
    WASHINGTON - Washington is bracing for details from the long-awaited report of Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election.
    Straits Times.  Saturday, 23 Mar 2019 22:23:58 +0800.
  • Blight a major issue facing rural communities
    MARIANNA, Pa. (AP) - Marianna Borough sits quietly, unobtrusively in southeastern Washington County, a small town dozens of miles from an appreciable population base. But it is one with a burning history. ...
    Rick Shrum, (washington) Observer-reporter.  Washington Times.  Saturday, 23 Mar 2019 03:05:40 -0400.
  • U.S. judge recommends Manafort serve sentence in Maryland prison
    The U.S. judge overseeing former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's trial in Washington recommended on Friday that his sentence be served at a prison in Cumberland, Maryland.
    Reuters.  Friday, 22 Mar 2019 17:01:53 -0400.
  • Trump's Golan statement draws strong regional condemnation
    From Syria to Turkey and beyond, President Donald Trump's abrupt declaration that Washington will recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights drew strong condemnation on Friday.
    Albert Aji.  Fox News.  Friday, 22 Mar 2019 19:53:07 GMT.
  • Washington Capitals Goalie to Skip Visit With Trump
    The star goaltender of the 2018 Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals is opting out of the team's visit to the White House on Monday, calling it a "personal thing" that he hopes does not detract from the visit.
    Newsmax.  Friday, 22 Mar 2019 15:46:30 EDT.
  • Two US soldiers killed in Afghanistan: NATO
    Two US service members were killed in Afghanistan Friday, NATO said, in the latest casualties to hit the international coalition amid ongoing peace talks between Washington and the Taliban. ...
    Yahoo.  Friday, 22 Mar 2019 02:36:52 -0400.
  • When Gun Buybacks Work, and When They Fall Short
    Governments that want to curb gun violence frequently offer bounties for turning in weapons. New Zealand and Washington State are among the latest.
    Adeel Hassan.  New York Times.  Thursday, 21 Mar 2019 21:07:58 GMT.
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