What US city is named after the country's first president?

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GEOGRAPHY QUESTION #3979

What US city is named after the country's first president?

Washington

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George Washington (1732-1799) was the first president of the USA from 1789 to 1797. He was an American plantation owner and commander-in-chief for the colonial army during the American War of Independence 1775-83. Washington took part in the writing of the new Constitution and very heavily influenced the shaping of the new Republic. Both a state and the American capital were named after him.

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