Definition of Atlanta

1. Noun. 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.

Exact synonyms: Capital Of Georgia
Geographical relationships: Battle Of Atlanta
Terms within: Cdc, Center For Disease Control And Prevention
Generic synonyms: State Capital
Group relationships: Empire State Of The South, Ga, Georgia, Peach State



2. Noun. A siege in which Federal troops under Sherman cut off the railroads supplying the city and then burned it; 1864.

Definition of Atlanta

1. n. A genus of small glassy heteropod mollusks found swimming at the surface in mid ocean. See Heteropod.

Definition of Atlanta

1. Proper noun. The capital and largest city of the State of Georgia, USA. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Atlanta

1. A genus of small glassy heteropod mollusks found swimming at the surface in mid ocean. See: heteropod. Origin: NL, fr. Gr. (19 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Atlanta

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Literary usage of Atlanta

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1921)
"Anderson & Slate and JL Anderson, all of atlanta, for plaintiff In error. ... WS Dillon, of atlanta, and LB Norton, of Lithonia, for defendant In error. ..."

2. The American Bar by James Clark Fifield (1918)
"atlanta Bar Ass'n; general practice, also specializes in Real Estate, Equity, Ejectment, ... Sigma Nu fraternity; Commercial Law League of America; atlanta, ..."

3. Southern History of the War by Edward Alfred Pollard (1866)
"Johnston's situation at atlanta.—His removal by President Davis.—A fatal error. ... Effects of the fall of atlanta.—President Davis's Macon speech. ..."

4. The Journal of Geography by National Council of Geography Teachers (U.S.) (1905)
"1 GEOGRAPHIC INFLUENCES IN THE atlanta CAMPAIGN BY FV EMERSON THE atlanta Campaign is particularly interesting to the student of geography for two reasons. ..."

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