What does capital of the united states mean?

capital of the united states meaning in General Dictionary

the administrative centre of united states of america into the District of Columbia and a tourist mecca; George Washington commissioned Charles L'Enfant to construct the city in 1791


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WASHINGTON, a city and the capital of the United States of America, coterminous with the District of Columbia, on the north-east bank of the Potomac river at the head of tide and navigation, 40 m.

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