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Descriptor English: District of Columbia
Descriptor Spanish: District of Columbia
Descriptor Portuguese: District of Columbia
Descriptor French: District de Columbia
Entry term(s): Washington, D.C.
Washington, DC
Tree number(s): Z01.107.567.875.500.210
Z01.433.429
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004219
Scope note: A federal area located between Maryland and Virginia on the Potomac river; it is coextensive with Washington, D.C., which is the capital of the United States.
Annotation: = the Federal district; city is Washington, D.C.
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
DeCS ID: 27988
Unique ID: D004219
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
District of Columbia - Preferred
Concept UI M0006598
Scope note A federal area located between Maryland and Virginia on the Potomac river; it is coextensive with Washington, D.C., which is the capital of the United States.
Preferred term District of Columbia
Entry term(s) Washington, D.C.
Washington, DC



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