What does DC in "Washington DC" mean?

Also ,what does o' in "o'clock" mean?

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Astheart 2900
It really means DISTRICT OF COLOMBIA, which administratively is a special US teritory, not a part of any US state.

And, Tiffy and Doesblue, "o´clock" means ON CLOCK. :)

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Thanks for your answer.

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Doesblue 1270

District of Columbia

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Doesblue 1270

O'clock is the short for "of the clock".

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tiffy 7330

DC means District of Columbia o'clock means of or according to the clock

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