Definition of Seattle from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



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the largest city in the north-western US, also known as the 'Emerald City'. It is in the state of Washington and is a Pacific port on Elliott Bay. It was settled in 1852 and named after a Native American leader. It is the home of the Boeing aircraft company and other industries, but tourists are attracted by its clean air and beautiful scenery.
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