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English noun: American capital

1. American capital (location) the capital of the United States in the District of Columbia and a tourist mecca; George Washington commissioned Charles L'Enfant to lay out the city in 1791

Synonymscapital of the United States, Washington, Washington D.C.

Instance hypernymnational capital

Instance hyponymPotomac

Part holonymCapitol, Capitol Building, Capitol Hill, Georgetown, Lincoln Memorial, the Hill, Washington Monument, White House

Part meronymD.C., DC, District of Columbia

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