Who is capital of the United States?

  • (noun): 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.
    Synonyms: Washington, Washington D.C., American capital

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    Bob, it’s the second night of violence in this normally quiet, yet generally swinging, Casino Capital of the East.
    John Guare (b. 1938)

    Nobility is a graceful ornament to the civil order. It is the Corinthian capital of polished society.
    Edmund Burke (1729–1797)

    The United States is not a nation to which peace is a necessity.
    Grover Cleveland (1837–1908)

    The admission of the States of Wyoming and Idaho to the Union are events full of interest and congratulation, not only to the people of those States now happily endowed with a full participation in our privileges and responsibilities, but to all our people. Another belt of States stretches from the Atlantic to the Pacific.
    Benjamin Harrison (1833–1901)

    I should not regret a fair and full trial of the entire abolition of capital punishment.
    James Madison (1751–1836)

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