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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.
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)
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.
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|Noun||1.||Georgia - 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
|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
Abkhazia, Abkhaz - an autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea; a strong independence movement has resulted in much instability
Georgian - a native or inhabitant of Georgia in Asia
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