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Foggy Bottom

Syllabification: Fog·gy Bot·tom
US informal

Definition of Foggy Bottom in English:

The US State Department: Foggy Bottom’s strategy for ensuring stability was to leave most of the power structure in place

Origin

the name of a riverside area of Washington, DC, where the department is based.

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