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Washington D.C.

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  1. the capital of the United States, founded on July 16, 1790

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    created by user picturealex on December 31, 2008
  2. is located on the north bank of the Potomac River and is bordered by the states of Virginia to the southwest and Maryland to the other

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    created by user picturealex on December 31, 2008
  3. used to be a separate municipality within the District of Columbia until an Act of Congress in 1871 effectively merged the City and the District into a single entity

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 31, 2008
  4. formally, the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington, the District, or simply D.C

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    created by user picturealex on January 23, 2009
  5. By 1790, the Southern states had largely repaid their overseas debts from the Revolutionary War

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 31, 2008
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