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  2. Washington (state) - Wikipedia

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    Washington ( / ˈwɒʃɪŋtən / ( listen) ), officially the State of Washington, is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the Western United States. Named for George Washington —the first U.S. president —the state was formed from the western part of the Washington Territory, which was ceded by the British Empire in 1846, by the Oregon Treaty in the settlement of the Oregon boundary dispute.

  3. Washington | State Capital, Map, History, Cities, & Facts

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    Washington, constituent state of the United States of America. Lying at the northwestern corner of the 48 conterminous states, it is bounded by the Canadian province of British Columbia to the north, the U.S. states of Idaho to the east and Oregon to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

  4. Map of Washington State, USA - Nations Online Project

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    Washington is the northwestern-most state in the contiguous United States. It borders the Canadian province of British Columbia along the 49th parallel north, Idaho in the east, and the Pacific Ocean in the west. The Columbia River defines a long section of the state's border with Oregon in the south.

  5. Welcome to Washington, DC When was the last time you made a memory in DC? Imagine this: A captivating morning paddle on the Potomac River. An afternoon spent roaming the halls of a Smithsonian museum. An evening enjoying one of DC’s iconic sports teams. A monumental meal at a Michelin-starred restaurant.

  6. Why does Washington not act on guns? Voters say it's low ...

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    WASHINGTON — Mass shootings have become so commonplace in the United States in 2023, that the shelf life for any individual event before another shooting can be measured in days or sometimes...

  7. Washington, D.C. - Wikipedia

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    Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia, also known as Washington, the District, or D.C., is the capital city and federal district of the United States. It is located on the east bank of the Potomac River , which forms its southwestern border with Virginia , and it shares a land border with Maryland on its other sides.

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