Definition of District of Columbia in English:

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District of Columbia

Pronunciation: /distrikt əv ˈkələmbēə/
(abbreviation DC)
A federal district of the US, coextensive with the city of Washington, on the Potomac River with boundaries on the states of Virginia and Maryland.

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Syllabification: Dis·trict of Co·lum·bi·a

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