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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.]
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(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)
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(ˈnæʃ vɪl)

the capital of Tennessee, in the central part. 511,263.
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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
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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., who had come to Tuskegee as a teacher several years before, and at the time we were married was filling the position of Lady Principal.
Indeed, Walmart long ago learned that Nashville could be a special market for the company.
Kostitsyn, 26, spent the NHL lockout at Avangard, where he scored 28 points in 27 games, in stark contrast to a largely disappointing season in Nashville once the NHL resumed, with 15 points from 46 games.
WPLN, Nashville's public radio station, reported that the Little Rock retailer notified the state it would end the local jobs by the end of summer.
PPG Porter Paints, a colour provider in multiple markets, has launched the Nashville Colour Collection, a new palette of 75 colours representing the significant shades of the Nashville landscapes.
Begun in 2009, LEADS was developed in response to the Nashville schools' slipping status with regard to the benchmarks set by the federal No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB).
What makes it so remarkable is that nearly everything produced within the city seems to have its own "Nashville" sound, which has only enhanced the city's reputation as a place that's not only creative, but also singular and unique.
The Nashville TEI representatives participating in the current update included Bob Buckner, Ed Curvin, Chris Czarka, Glen Mortensen, and Gary Weaver.
The data analysis used in the Atlanta case study was replicated for Nashville using identical data sources and methodology to compare the impacts of the disaster on communities in the two metropolitan areas and to begin to identify the most vulnerable areas in the Nashville area.

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