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The district occupied entirely by the city of Washington; chosen by George Washington as the site of the capital of the United States and created out of land ceded by Maryland and Virginia.  Synonyms: D.C., District of Columbia.
An electric current that flows in one direction steadily.  Synonyms: direct current, direct electric current.

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"DC" Quotes from Famous Books

... Schiffart in die orientalische Indien so die hollaendische Schiff im Martio 1595 aussgefahren vnd im Augusto 1597 wiederkommen verzicht ... Durch Levinvm Hvlsivm. Editio Quinta. Getruckt zu Franckfurt am Maeyn durch Hartmann Palthenium in Verlegung der Hulfischen. Anno M.DC.XXV., From a copy of the book in the British Museum. By permission of the Keeper of Printed ...
— Essays on early ornithology and kindred subjects • James R. McClymont

... traduction de leurs ouvrages en Arabe, en Persan, et en Turc (suivant la copie imprimee a Paris), a la Haye, chez Louis et Henry Vandole, marchands libraires, dans le Pooten, a l'enseigne du Port Royal, M.DC.XCIV. ...
— Tales and Novels, Vol. IV • Maria Edgeworth

... pan puon puon puon bon pon pon pon 5 sung m'sun sung pram (po)dam nam pram pram pram 6 thpat t'rou trou prou (to)trou sau krong dam kadon 7 thpol t'pah pho poh (to)po bay grul kanul kanul 8 thkol dc'am tam pham (to)ngam tam kati kati katai 9 thke d'ceit kin en (to)xin chin kansar kasa katea 10 muchit cah chit jemat min muoi uai rai ...
— The Khasis • P. R. T. Gurdon

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