Definition of Tennessee

1. Noun. A state in east central United States.




2. Noun. A river formed by the confluence of two other rivers near Knoxville; it follows a U-shaped course to become a tributary of the Ohio River in western Kentucky.
Exact synonyms: Tennessee River
Group relationships: Bluegrass State, Kentucky, Ky, Tn, Volunteer State
Generic synonyms: River

Definition of Tennessee

1. Proper noun. A (USstate) Capital: Nashville. ¹

2. Proper noun. A river flowing generally westward 652 miles from eastern Tennessee into the Ohio River in Kentucky. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Tennessee Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tennessee

Tempra
Temuco
Ten Commandments
Tenda
Tenebrae
Tenebrionidae
Tenebrist
Tenerife
Teng Hsiao-ping
Teng Hsiaoping
Tengmalm's owl
Tengmalm's owls
Tenn.
Tennessean
Tennesseans
Tennessee
Tennessee River
Tennessee Williams
Tennessee walker
Tennessee walking horse
Tennesseean
Tennesseeans
Tenniel
Tenno
Tennou
Tennyson
Tennysonian
Tenochca
Tenochcan
Tenochcans

Literary usage of Tennessee

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Of all the streams in the State, the tennessee and its affluents, the Holston, the Clinch, the French Broad, the Elk and Duck rivers may be considered the ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Smoky or Unaka Mountains the eastern boundary between tennessee and North Carolina. The most eastern point of the State is in Johnson County, ..."

3. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1918)
"The boundary line between tennessee and Arkansas is the middle of the navigable channel in the Mississippi river, nnd not a line midway between the stream's ..."

4. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"That until the next general census the said State of tennessee shall be entitled to one Representative in the House of Representatives of the United States, ..."

5. Bulletin by New Zealand Geological Survey (1912)
"B. Bibliography of tennessee Geology and Related Subjects; by Elizabeth ... 2—Preliminary Papers on the Mineral Resources of tennessee, by George H. Ashley ..."

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