American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Seattle 1 Originally Seatlh. 1786?-1866. Native American leader of the Duwamish, Suquamish, and allied peoples, who befriended white settlers of the Pacific Northwest. The city of Seattle is named for him.
- A city of west-central Washington bounded by Puget Sound and Lake Washington. First settled in the 1850s, it prospered after the coming of the railroad in 1884 and became a boom town during the Alaskan gold rush of 1897. It is now an important commercial, transportation, and industrial hub and a major port of entry. Population: 582,000.
- n. 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
“I just want to say moving is the right decision as It keeps your family together – I commuted every weekend from seattle to Bristol in England for 3 months because I had work – finally found work in the US again – we had to leave seattle for 2 years went to Wichita in Tornado Alley – interesting ! but have been able to return home to Seattle and settle again.”
“MIKE CARTER, "THE SEATTLE TIMES": Well, he's a, I think he was born in Denver and raised in Seattle.”
“SEATTLE - (Business Wire) Kashless, Inc. today announced the acquisition of an extensive portfolio of group purchasing patents powering Tippr. com, a new local collective buying service being rolled out in Seattle today.”
“SEATTLE - Twenty-two percent of homeowners in the Seattle area owe more on their homes than they're worth, according to a new Zillow study.”
“SEATTLE - A jury in Seattle has found an Alberta resident guilty of falsely trying to get a tax refund of more than US$350,000.”
“SEATTLE - With big questions about potentially huge cost overruns, skeptics are gaining steam to torpedo the planned waterfront tunnel in Seattle.”
“SEATTLE - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Soon Harry Potter fans in Seattle will get the chance to step inside the famous wizard's magical world with Harry Potter: The Exhibition, which opens at Pacific Science Center on October 23, 2010.”
“SEATTLE - The young man accused of being the "Barefoot Bandit" was ordered held without bail by a federal judge in Seattle Thursday.”
“SEATTLE - If you hang out in downtown Seattle long enough - it's tough not to notice the Lusty Lady.”
“Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 3: 20 p.m. SEATTLE - Alex Jones scored a career-high 19 points, Chris Gweth added 16 and Seattle defeated Sacramento State 98-67 on Saturday.”
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