1. NW coastal state of the U.S.: admitted, 1889; 66,544 sq mi (172,348 sq km); pop. 5,894,000; cap. Olympiaabbrev. WA, Wash, or Wa
2. capital of the U.S., coextensive with the District of Columbia: pop. 572,000: also called Washington, D.C.
3. Lakelake in WC Wash., near Seattle: c. 20 mi (32 km) long
4. Mountmountain of the White Mountains, in N N.H.: highest peak in New England: 6,288 ft (1,917 m)
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