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George Washington

George Wash·ing·ton

George Washington

 
pronunciation:
jorj wa shIng tn
part of speech: noun
definition: the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army in the U.S. War of Independence and the first President of the United States (1789-1797). During his presidency, Washington focused on bringing a spirit of unity to the newly formed nation, creating a new capital, and expanding U.S. territory westward (b.1732--d.1799).
derivation: Washingtonian (adj.)