Foggy Bottom
I. noun Etymology: Foggy Bottom, district in Washington, D.C. Date: 1951 the United States Department of State II. geographical name section of Washington, D.C., near the Potomac where the State Department building is located

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  • Foggy Bottom — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Señal de parada de metro de Foggy Bottom Foggy Bottom es uno de los barrios del siglo XIX más antiguos de Washington DC. Su nombre posiblemente proviene de la niebla (en inglés fog) que solía aparecer en esta zona… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Foggy Bottom — ist Stadtteilname von Foggy Bottom (Washington) Foggy Bottom (San Francisco) am River östlich von Georgetown. Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begriffe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Foggy Bottom — an informal name for the U.S. State Department, the government department responsible for relations with foreign countries …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Foggy Bottom — ☆ Foggy Bottom n. [after the orig. name given to the swampland on which U.S. State Department offices were built] Informal the U.S. State Department: often used with humorous reference to vague language used in official statements …   English World dictionary

  • Foggy Bottom — Infobox nrhp name = Foggy Bottom Historic District nrhp type = hd caption = Map of Washington, D.C., with Foggy Bottom highlighted in red location = Bounded by New Hampshire Ave., Twenty fourth, Twenty sixth, H, and K Sts., NW nearest city = lat… …   Wikipedia

  • Foggy Bottom — noun United States Department of State, which is housed in a building in a low lying area of Washington near the Potomac River • Hypernyms: ↑Department of State, ↑United States Department of State, ↑State Department, ↑State, ↑DoS * * * 1. a low… …   Useful english dictionary

  • foggy bottom — {n.}, {slang} An area in downtown Washington, D.C. where many offices of the Department of State are located; hence figuratively, the U.S. Department of State. * /The press secretary gave us a lot of foggy bottom double talk about the hostage… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • foggy bottom — {n.}, {slang} An area in downtown Washington, D.C. where many offices of the Department of State are located; hence figuratively, the U.S. Department of State. * /The press secretary gave us a lot of foggy bottom double talk about the hostage… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Foggy-Bottom — Washington DC expression, The U.S. Department of State building. Send someone over to Foggy Bottom and figure out what our foreign policy stance on this issue is …   Dictionary of american slang

  • Foggy-Bottom — Washington DC expression, The U.S. Department of State building. Send someone over to Foggy Bottom and figure out what our foreign policy stance on this issue is …   Dictionary of american slang

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