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A city of southeast Tennessee on the Georgia border southeast of Nashville. A major rail junction and port of entry on the Tennessee River, it was strategically important during the Civil War and was finally taken by Union forces in November 1863.


(Placename) a city in SE Tennessee, on the Tennessee River: scene of two battles during the Civil War, in which the North defeated the Confederates, cleared Tennessee, and opened the way to Georgia (1863). Pop: 154 887 (2003 est)


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a city in SE Tennessee, on the Tennessee River. 159,425.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Chattanooga - a city in eastern TennesseeChattanooga - a city in eastern Tennessee    
Tennessee, TN, Volunteer State - a state in east central United States
2.Chattanooga - in the American Civil War (1863) the Union armies of Hooker, Thomas, and Sherman under the command of Ulysses S. Grant won a decisive victory over the Confederate Army under Braxton Bragg
American Civil War, United States Civil War, War between the States - civil war in the United States between the North and the South; 1861-1865
Tennessee, TN, Volunteer State - a state in east central United States
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