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Seattle   /siˈætəl/   Listen

A major port of entry and the largest city in Washington; located in west central Washington on the protected waters of Puget Sound with the snow-capped peaks of the Cascade Range and Mount Ranier visible to the south and east; an aerospace and computer center; site of the University of Washington.

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"Seattle" Quotes from Famous Books

... of course, to talk from New York to the Pacific. The two oceans are now only three and a half days apart by rail. Seattle is clamoring for a wire to the East. San Diego wants one in time for her Panama Canal Exposition in 1915. The wires are already strung to San Francisco, but cannot be used in the present stage of the art. And Vail's captains are working now ...
— The History of the Telephone • Herbert N. Casson

... Northwest in Seattle, Washington, is a young player who bids fair to some day be world famous. It is quite possible he may ...
— The Art of Lawn Tennis • William T. Tilden, 2D

Words linked to "Seattle" :   metropolis, Evergreen State, city, urban center, University of Washington, Space Needle, Washington, point of entry, Seattle Slew, port of entry, WA

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