Definition of Georgia

1. Noun. A state in southeastern United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War.

2. Noun. One of the British colonies that formed the United States.
Generic synonyms: Colony

3. Noun. 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.
Exact synonyms: Sakartvelo
Group relationships: Cis, Commonwealth Of Independent States
Group relationships: Transcaucasia
Generic synonyms: Asian Country, Asian Nation
Terms within: Capital Of Georgia, Tbilisi, Tiflis, Abkhaz, Abkhazia, Adzhar, Adzharia
Member holonyms: Georgian
Derivative terms: Georgian

Definition of Georgia

1. Proper noun. A country in Caucasus region of Eurasia. Official name: Georgia. Capital: Tbilisi. ¹

2. Proper noun. A state of the United States of America. Capital: Atlanta. ¹

3. Proper noun. (Ancient Greek female given name). ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Georgia

Georges Cuvier
Georges Enesco
Georges Eugene Benjamin Clemenceau
Georges Gilles de la Tourette
Georges Henri Lemaitre
Georges Jacques Danton
Georges Joseph Christian Simenon
Georges Leopold Chretien Frederic Dagobert Cuvier
Georges Pierre Seurat
Georges Seurat
Georges Simenon
Georges de La Tour
Georgi Konstantinovich Zhukov
Georgia Cracker
Georgia Crackers
Georgia Okeeffe
Georgia Strait
Georgia bark
Georgia home boy
Georgia pine
Georgian SSR
Georgian monetary unit
Georgian planet
Georgiana Barrymore
Georgiana Emma Barrymore

Literary usage of Georgia

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

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Aside from spasmodic Indian incursions, incited by the French, georgia developed the arts of peace, immigrants continued to flock in, and between 1763 and ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1887)
"try between the two States, the surveyor on the part of georgia to be paid such compensation as may be determined on by the present or any future ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Although the extensive railroad lines have built up in georgia ... The Savannah is the most important river of georgia for the reason that over 18 miles of ..."

4. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1906)
"At this attack on the sovereignty of georgia the wrath of the Governor flamed ... The legislature replied that georgia would " never so far compromit her ..."

5. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"E We, the people of georgia, in order to form a permanent government, establish justice, insure domestic tranquillity, and secure the blessings of liberty ..."

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