Washington

Washington, capital of the United States, in the district of Columbia, on the left bank of the Potomac, 35 in. SW. of Baltimore; was founded in 1791, and made the seat of the Government in 1800; it is regularly laid out, possesses a number of noble buildings, many of them of marble, the chief being the Capitol, an imposing structure, where the Senate and Congress sit; near it, 1½ m. distant, is the White House, the residence of the President, standing in grounds beautifully laid out and adorned with fountains and shrubbery.

Population (circa 1900) given as 278,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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Ward, William George
Warrington
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Warsaw
Wartburg
Warton, Thomas
Warwick
Warwick, Richard Neville, Earl of
Warwickshire
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Washington, George
Waterbury
Waterford
Waterloo
Watling Street
Watson, William
Watt, James
Watteau, Antoine
Watts, George Frederick

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