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Noun: District of Columbia
  1. The district occupied entirely by the city of Washington; chosen by George Washington as the site of the capital of the United States and created out of land ceded by Maryland and Virginia
    - D.C., DC

Type of: federal district

Part of: America, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA

Encyclopedia: District of Columbia, United States