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  1. Seattle is a coastal seaport city and the seat of King County, in the U.S. state of Washington. With an estimated 652,405 residents as of 2013, Seattle is the largest city in both the State of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America and the fastest-growing major city in the United States. The Seattle metropolitan area of around 3.6 million inhabitants is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States. The city is situated on a narrow isthmus between Puget Sound and Lake Washington, about 100 miles south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the 8th largest port in the United States and 9th largest in North America in terms of container handling.
  2. Seattle a.k.a. is a Postal Code.

There are other places with in their name, like West Seattle, Motif Seattle, Seattle Center, Downtown Seattle, Seattle Aquarium, Town Hall Seattle, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle University, Seattle Great Wheel, North Seattle College, Seattle Central College, Seattle Asian Art Museum, West Seattle High School, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Seattle Pacific University, The Art Institute of Seattle, Seattle University School of Law, Seattle Central Community College.


Who is Seattle?

Seattle a.k.a. Chief Seattle was a Dkhw’Duw’Absh chief, also known as Sealth, Seathle, Seathl, or See-ahth. A prominent figure among his people, he pursued a path of accommodation to white settlers, forming a personal relationship with David Swinson "Doc" Maynard. The city of Seattle, in the U.S. state of Washington, was named after him. A widely publicized speech arguing in favor of ecological responsibility and respect of Native Americans' land rights has been attributed to him.


Seattle is a fictional character from Moonstalker.


  1. "Seattle" is a song with music composed by Hugo Montenegro and lyrics written by Jack Keller and Ernie Sheldon. It was used as the theme for the 1968-70 ABC-TV U.S. television show Here Come the Brides. The first line is "The bluest skies you've ever seen are in Seattle", but actually Seattle is known for clouds and drizzle.
  2. "Seattle" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  3. "Seattle" was Perry Como's 17th RCA Victor 12" long-play album, the 15th recorded in full "living" stereophonic sound and the sixth featuring Dynagroove technology.
    • released in (47 years ago)
  4. "Seattle" is a 2008 single album by Brighton Port Authority.
    • artist: Fatboy Slim
    • released on (7 years ago)
  5. "Seattle" is a musical album of KnowMads.
    • released on (6 years ago)
  6. "Seattle" is a musical single of Public Image Ltd.
    • released on (28 years ago)
  7. "Seattle" is a composition.
  8. "Seattle" is a composition.
  9. "Seattle" is a single by The Brighton Port Authority. Contains vocal by Emmy the Great.


"Seattle" a.k.a. "The Rough Guide to Seattle Mini" is a book by Richie Unterberger.

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Seattle

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Google previewBest Hikes Near Seattle (2009)

by Peter Stekel

In spite of many things—homes and highways, factories and farms, an expanding population—the Pacific northwest retains Seattle is a beautiful city in a gorgeous setting, with the same allure that first pulled people here from all over the world ...

Google previewPrinciples, Methodologies, and Service-Oriented Approaches for Cloud Computing (2013)

by Yang, Xiaoyu

Seattle: A Platform for Educational Cloud Computing Seattle is a free educational research platform that is community-driven; a common denominator for diverse platform types; it has been broadly deployed. Companies such as RedHat ...

Google previewSeattle University 2012 (2011)

by Michael Lis-Sette

It may receive the occasional negative comment, but the mass transit system in Seattle is an extremely efficient means for traveling about the city. The buses are buses, but they are generally clean and comfortable, and several routes run right ...

Google previewMetrospiritual (2011)

The Geography of Church Planting by Sean Benesh

Seattle is a great focus city to look at with its high rankings on the Creativity Index and presence of the Creative Class, as well...

Seattle is a magnet for the Creative Class, whether it's the draw of such companies as Microsoft or Amazon, cool ...

Google previewThe National Real Estate Journal (1910)

Seattle is a commercial city. On account of its magnificent harbor and...

Google previewInsight Guides: Seattle City Guide (2013)

by Insight Guides

Insight City Guide Seattle is a comprehensive travel guide to this innovative and scenic city.

Google previewCompetitive Identity (2006)

The New Brand Management for Nations, Cities and Regions by Simon Anholt

Making magnetic attractions is often a matter of taking a basic cliché that everyone knows about the place as the starting point (for instance, Sweden is cold, Mexico is colourful, Seattle is a lively fishing port, Hong Kong is on the water and ...

Google previewThe Station Agent (1920)

Official Publication of the Order of Railroad Station Agents

Seattle is a one-generation city. In fact, there are two old-timers here who were members of the...

Google previewThe Business School Buzz Book (2007)

by Carolyn C. Wise, Stephanie Hauser

Status: Current student, full-time Dates of Enrollment: 9/2005-Submit Date Survey Submitted: April 2006 Seattle is a good place to live and enjoy life—low crime, nice people, good drivers kind to pedestrians, OK bus system, not too expensive ...

Google previewSeattle Impressions (2006)

Seattle is a glorious and cultured city, and no one has captured its character better than photographer Charles Adams.

Google previewNatural Disasters (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Seattle: Seattle is a coastal seaport city and ...

Google previewSeattle University College Prowler Off the Record (2005)

by Julia Ugarte

" Vr"Seattle is an amazingly vibrant city. There is everything including beaches and lakes, shopping, sporting events, coffee shops, art museums, and concerts.

Google previewThe Pacific Unitarian (1907)

Seattle is a liberal education in the possibility of doing things. The way an offending hill is cut down and the street grades brought to a comparative level is an indication of what may be accomplished when a community is ambitious and united.

Google previewThe Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz (2007)

by the late Leonard Feather, Ira Gitler

Seattle, WA, 10/27/49. While in hs received scholarship to Berklee in Bost.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Street Crime in America (2013)

by Jeffrey Ian Ross

The Seattle Crime Places study by David Weisburd and colleagues in 2004 sought to overcome the flaws in the previous research. This was the first study to examine crime trends in microcrime places over this length of time, ...

Google previewThe Greenwood Encyclopedia of Multiethnic American Literature: A - C (2005)

by Emmanuel Sampath Nelson

Seattle is said to have combined Christian rituals and traditional tribal beliefs and practices into syncretic religious forms. In the early 1850s, Dr. David Maynard named a white settlement "Seattle" in honor of the native leader who had advised ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History (2013)

by Joan Shelley Rubin, Paul S. Boyer, Professor Scott E. Casper

Vivien Green Fryd SEATTLE Seattle was first settled by Native Americans around 10,000 bce. The first major nonnative settlement was established in 1851 when the Denny party, led by Arthur Denny, settled at Alki Point in what is now West ...

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There is no death. Only a change of worlds. (Chief Seattle)
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Scrabble value of S1E1A1T1T1L1E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 7 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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