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n. - Term sometimes used to refer to Washington, D.C.; A river in the east central United States.

Usage examples (38)
  • We have the -- what we call the Potomac primary coming up in Virginia.
  • ROLAND S. MARTIN, CNN POLITICAL ANALYS.: For those of us not in the Beltway, this is what you guys call the Potomac two-step.
  • "I want them to want to live in Potomac," he said.
  • The army of the Potomac is slowly advancing its outposts. for more
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