Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Nashville: Grand Ole Opry

Nash·ville 1

The capital of Tennessee, in the north-central part of the state northeast of Memphis. Founded in 1779 as Fort Nashborough, it was renamed in 1784 and became the permanent capital in 1843. Nashville is a port of entry and major commercial center known especially for its country music industry.

Nash·ville 2

1. Country music.
2. The country music industry.

[After Nashville1.]


(Placename) a city in central Tennessee, the state capital, on the Cumberland River: an industrial and commercial centre, noted for its recording industry. Pop (including Davidson): 544 765 (2003 est)


(ˈnæʃ vɪl)

the capital of Tennessee, in the central part. 511,263.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Nashville - capital of the state of TennesseeNashville - capital of the state of Tennessee; located in the north central part of the state on the Cumberland River; known for country music
Tennessee, TN, Volunteer State - a state in east central United States
References in classic literature ?
He had died in Nashville four days before this conversation.
In his youth Halpin Frayser had lived with his parents in Nashville, Tennessee.
Her conscience did not trouble her, for at that very time occurred the Nashville Massacre, when the Mercenaries, Donnelly in command, literally murdered eight hundred weavers of that city.
In 1893 I was married to Miss Margaret James Murray, a native of Mississippi, and a graduate of Fisk University, in Nashville, Tenn.
Asurions significant expansion in Nashville is yet another sign that Tennessee will lead the nation in job growth and lift up the quality of life for our citizens.
Box 1813 Station B, Nashville, Tennessee 37235-1813
Nashville struck first on a power-play goal by Scott Hartnell at 6:46.
Eight chapters cover the rise of the Grand Ole Opry; the economic development of Nashville from the perspective of city boosters; the decline of diversified agriculture from the 1890s to the 1920s, and the responding migration patterns of farm families, particularly their migrations into Nashville; the impact of migrants on the city--including their support for labor unions and the experience of white female migrants who represented the majority in the 1920s.
The pilot-recycling program, operated by Metro Nashville Public Works on behalf of the Sounds.
The company has recently leased offices downtown at Nashville City Center.
When the Kings (10-9-4-3) dropped back-to-back games to Nashville and Columbus last week, their work ethic did not exist.

Full browser ?