from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of southeast Tennessee on the Georgia border southeast of Nashville. A major rail junction and port of entry on the Tennessee River, it was strategically important during the Civil War and was finally taken by Union forces in November 1863. Population: 155,000.
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- proper n. A city in Tennessee near the border with Georgia
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- n. in the American Civil War (1863) the Union armies of Hooker, Thomas, and Sherman under the command of Ulysses S. Grant won a decisive victory over the Confederate Army under Braxton Bragg
- n. a city in eastern Tennessee
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