American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth 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.
- 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
“CHATTANOOGA - A new seat system supplier for the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga will create 120 jobs.”
“CHATTANOOGA - Banished from America's waterways as a cruise vessel, the 82-year-old sternwheel steamboat Delta Queen hopes to find new life as a floating hotel and lounge on the Tennessee River in Chattanooga.”
“CHATTANOOGA - Keyron Sheard scored 18 points and Chattanooga beat College of Charleston 80-69 on Monday night to win the Southern Conference tournament.”
“CHATTANOOGA (CN) - The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga demoted the head of its Department of Philosophy and Religion because he refused to help the college cover up the academic fraud and misbehavior of a professor in his department, William Harman claims in Hamilton County Court.”
“In 1906, Ed Johnson, a black man, was convicted of raping a white woman in Chattanooga, despite having dozens of alibi witnesses.”
“The cottontails did the rest all right, and the trust gathered in Chattanooga Coal and Iron.”
“I do a fair amount of business with the SW in Chattanooga when visiting in-laws in the area.”
“The twister occurred at Chickamauga Lock in Chattanooga, Tenn, on Tuesday (Oct. 26, 2010).”
“On a recent Wednesday, Mr. Haslam's tour bus, emblazoned with the slogan "The Right Experience," pulled into Wally's Restaurant in Chattanooga, Tennessee's fourth largest city.”
“Steve Miller, a 60-year-old financial adviser in Chattanooga, said he planned to vote for Mr. Haslam for Tennessee governor in part to register his dislike of the policies coming from Democrats in Washington.”
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