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Georgia

Geor·gia

 (jôr′jə)
1. A country in the Caucasus on the Black Sea. It developed as a kingdom around the 4th century bc and reached the height of its prosperity in the 12th and 13th centuries. Ruled by both Turkey and Persia at various times, Georgia was acquired by Russia between 1801 and 1878. The region was briefly independent (1918-1921), but was invaded by the Red Army in 1921 and proclaimed a Soviet republic. It was joined with Armenia and Azerbaijan to form the Transcaucasian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic from 1922 to 1936, when it became a separate republic, known as the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic until declaring its independence in 1991. The capital and largest city is Tbilisi.
2. Abbr. GA or Ga. A state of the southeast United States. One of the original Thirteen Colonies, it was founded in 1732 by a group led by the British philanthropist James Oglethorpe and named for King George II. Georgia ratified the United States Constitution in 1788. Atlanta is the capital and the largest city.

Georgia

(ˈdʒɔːdʒjə)
n
1. (Placename) a republic in NW Asia, on the Black Sea: an independent kingdom during the middle ages, it was divided by Turkey and Persia in 1555; became part of Russia in 1918 and a separate Soviet republic in 1936; its independence was recognized internationally in 1992. It is rich in minerals and has hydroelectric resources. Official language: Georgian. Religion: believers are mainly Christian or Muslim. Currency: lari. Capital: Tbilisi. Pop: 4 555 911 (2013 est). Area: 69 493 sq km (26 831 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a state of the southeastern US, on the Atlantic: consists of coastal plains with forests and swamps, rising to the Cumberland Plateau and the Appalachians in the northwest Capital: Atlanta. Pop: 8 684 715 (2003 est). Area: 152 489 sq km (58 876 sq miles). Abbreviation: Ga or GA (with zip code)

Geor•gia

(ˈdʒɔr dʒə)

n.
1. a state in the SE United States. 8,186,453; 58,876 sq. mi. (152,489 sq. km). Cap.: Atlanta. Abbr.: GA, Ga.
2. Also called Geor′gian Repub′lic. Former official name, Geor′gian So′viet So′cialist Repub′lic. a republic in Transcaucasia, on the Black Sea, N of Turkey and Armenia: a former constituent republic of the U.S.S.R. 5,066,499; 26,872 sq. mi. (69,598 sq. km). Cap.: Tbilisi.
3. Strait of, an inlet of the Pacific in SW Canada between Vancouver Island and the mainland. 150 mi. (240 km) long.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Georgia - a state in southeastern United StatesGeorgia - a state in southeastern United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
Kennesaw Mountain - battle of the American Civil War (1864); Union forces under William Tecumseh Sherman were repulsed by Confederate troops under Joseph Eggleston Johnston
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
Confederacy, Confederate States, Confederate States of America, Dixie, Dixieland, South - the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
South - the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line
Deep South - the southeastern region of the United States: South Carolina and Georgia and Alabama and Mississippi and Louisiana; prior to the American Civil War all these states produced cotton and permitted slavery
Albany - a town in southwest Georgia; processing center for peanuts and pecans
Atlanta, capital of Georgia - state capital and largest city of Georgia; chief commercial center of the southeastern United States; was plundered and burned by Sherman's army during the American Civil War
Athens - a university town in northeast Georgia
Augusta - a city in eastern Georgia north-northwest of Savannah; noted for golf tournaments
Macon - a city in central Georgia to the southeast of Atlanta
Oxford - a university town in northern Mississippi; home of William Faulkner
Savannah - a port in eastern Georgia near the mouth of the Savannah river
Valdosta - a town in southern Georgia near the Florida border
Vidalia - a town in central Georgia; the origin of Vidalia onions
Chattahoochee, Chattahoochee River - a river rising in northern Georgia and flowing southwest and south to join the Flint River at the Florida border where they form the Apalachicola River
Coosa, Coosa River - river that rises in northwestern Georgia and flows southwest through eastern Alabama to join the Tallapoosa River near Montgomery and form the Alabama River
Flint River, Flint - a river in western Georgia that flows generally south to join the Chattahoochee River at the Florida border where they form the Apalachicola River
Okefenokee Swamp - a large swampy area of northeast Florida and southeast Georgia
Tallapoosa, Tallapoosa River - river that rises in northwestern Georgia and flows southwest through central Alabama to join the Coosa River near Montgomery and form the Alabama River
2.Georgia - one of the British colonies that formed the United States
3.Georgia - a republic in Asia Minor on the Black Sea separated from Russia by the Caucasus mountains; formerly an Asian soviet but became independent in 1991
CIS, Commonwealth of Independent States - an alliance made up of states that had been Soviet Socialist Republics in the Soviet Union prior to its dissolution in Dec 1991
Transcaucasia - a geographical region to the south of the Caucasus Mountains and to the north of Turkey that comprises Georgia and Armenia and Azerbaijan
Tbilisi, Tiflis, capital of Georgia - the capital and largest city of Georgia on the Kura river
Abkhazia, Abkhaz - an autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea; a strong independence movement has resulted in much instability
Adzhar, Adzharia - an autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea
Georgian - a native or inhabitant of Georgia in Asia
Translations
GruzieGeorgie
GeorgienGeorgia
Georgio
GeorgiaGruusia
گرجستان
Georgia
GruzijaGeorgia
GeorgiaGrúziaGyörgyi
グルジアジョージア
그루지야조지아
DžordžijaGruzija
Georgia
Gruzija
GruzijaГрузија
GeorgiaGeorgien
ประเทศจอร์เจียรัฐจอร์เจียในอเมริกา
bang Georgia thuộc Mỹnước Georgia

Georgia

[ˈdʒɔːdʒɪə] N (in US and Asia) → Georgia f

Georgia

[ˈdʒɔːrdʒə] nGéorgie f

Georgia

n (US) → Georgia nt; (in Europe) → Georgien nt, → Grusinien nt

Georgia

[ˈdʒɔːdʒɪə] nGeorgia

Georgia

جورجيا, وِلايَة جورجيا Georgie, Gruzie Georgia, Georgien Georgia, Georgien Γεωργία, Τζόρτζια Georgia Georgia Géorgie Georgia, Gruzija Georgia グルジア, ジョージア 그루지야, 조지아 Georgia, Georgië Georgia Georgia, Gruzja Geórgia Грузия, Джорджия Georgia, Georgien ประเทศจอร์เจีย, รัฐจอร์เจียในอเมริกา Georgia, Gürcistan bang Georgia thuộc Mỹ, nước Georgia 乔治亚, 乔治亚州
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and the bands responded with "When we were marching through Georgia.
The experience of FREDERICK DOUGLASS, as a slave, was not a peculiar one; his lot was not especially a hard one; his case may be regarded as a very fair specimen of the treatment of slaves in Maryland, in which State it is conceded that they are better fed and less cruelly treated than in Georgia, Alabama, or Louisiana.
He went to the Gallapagos, a horrid dry place on the Equator, where he was nearly baked to death; he went to the Georgia Islands, the Orkneys, Emerald Island, Little Nightingale Island, Gough's Island, Bouvet's Island, the Crossets, and even to a little speck of an island south of the Cape of Good Hope.
Neither Virginia, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, New York, North Carolina, nor Georgia can by any means be compared with the models from which he reasoned and to which the terms of his description apply.
It may be inconvenient for Georgia, or the States forming our western or northeastern borders, to send their representatives to the seat of government; but they would find it more so to struggle alone against an invading enemy, or even to support alone the whole expense of those precautions which may be dictated by the neighborhood of continual danger.
Two months after, they learned from Bowen, commander of the Albemarle, that the debris of shipwrecked vessels had been seen on the coasts of New Georgia.
The number of Representatives shall not exceed one for every thirty Thousand, but each State shall have at least one Representative; and until such enumeration shall be made, the State of New Hampshire shall be entitled to chuse three, Massachusetts eight, Rhode Island and Providence Plantations one, Connecticut five, New York six, New Jersey four, Pennsylvania eight, Delaware one, Maryland six, Virginia ten, North Carolina five, South Carolina five, and Georgia three.
This terrible secret society was formed by some ex-Confederate soldiers in the Southern states after the Civil War, and it rapidly formed local branches in different parts of the country, notably in Tennessee, Louisiana, the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida.
Some of them, like ex-Governor Bullock, of Georgia, were men of high character and usefulness.
New Georgia, a couple of hundred miles to the westward," Sheldon answered.
Thence, bearing generally south-east and making slow progress in the dead beat to windward, the Ariel dropped anchor in nearly every harbour of the Solomons, from Choiseul and Ronongo islands, to the islands of Kulambangra, Vangunu, Pavuvu, and New Georgia.
Drawing a harmonica from his vest pocket, he put it to his lips and began to play "Marching through Georgia.

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