Definition of Savannah

1. Noun. A port in eastern Georgia near the mouth of the Savannah river.

Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center, Port
Group relationships: Empire State Of The South, Ga, Georgia, Peach State



2. Noun. A river in South Carolina that flows southeast to the Atlantic.
Exact synonyms: Savannah River
Group relationships: Palmetto State, Sc, South Carolina
Generic synonyms: River

3. Noun. A flat grassland in tropical or subtropical regions.
Exact synonyms: Savanna
Generic synonyms: Grassland

Definition of Savannah

1. Proper noun. The name of a river and several cities in the United States. ¹

2. Proper noun. (place names female given name) from the word savannah or from the place name; also spelled Savanna. ¹

3. Noun. A domestic cat breed. ¹

4. Noun. (alternative spelling of savanna) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Savannah

1. savanna [n -S] - See also: savanna

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Savannah

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Literary usage of Savannah

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"An ordinance of the city of Savannah providing that "any person who shall, in the night or day, disturb the peace and quiet of the city in any manner ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"She was loaded for *Savannah; [*234 her cargo was intended for the branch house ... The instructions to call off Savannah merely for the purpose of inquiry, ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, LEXIS Law Publishing (1901)
"These Companies were, first, the Savannah, Albany & Gulf RR Co., chartered in 1847 under the name of the Savannah & Albany RR Co., and second, the Atlantic ..."

4. Poems of American History by Burton Egbert Stevenson (1908)
"SHERMAN 'S IN Savannah [December 22, 1884] LIKE the tribes of Israel, ... in Savannah! Soon shall Richmond's tough old bide Find a tough old tanner! ..."

5. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians, Stanley Mordaunt Leathes (1907)
"Moving eastward from Milledgeville on November 24, Sherman crossed the Ogeechee, and on the high land between that and the Savannah river pursued a ..."

6. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1903)
"Moving eastward from Milledgeville on November 24, Sherman crossed the Ogeechee, and on the high land between that and the Savannah river pursued a ..."

7. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1866)
"Marched with the brigade at seven AM, to within about five miles of Savannah, when went into camp in second line before dark. llth. ..."

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