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suburb of Washington, D.C., in NE Va.: pop. 55,000
Origin: probably after Queen plush dale
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A city of northeast Virginia, a suburb of Alexandria and Washington, D.C. Population: 54,800.