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.
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.
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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.