American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A country in the Caucasus on the Black Sea. It developed as a kingdom around the 4th century B.C. and reached the height of its prosperity in the 12th and 13th centuries. Ruled by both Turkey and Persia at various times, Georgia was acquired by Russia between 1801 and 1829. The region was briefly independent (1918-1921), but was invaded by the Red Army in 1921 and proclaimed a Soviet republic. It was joined with Armenia and Azerbaijan to form the Transcaucasian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic from 1922 to 1936, when it became a separate republic, known as the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic until declaring its independence in 1991. The capital and largest city is Tbilisi. Population: 4,650,000.
- A state of the southeast United States. It was admitted as one of the original Thirteen Colonies in 1788. Georgia was founded in 1732 by a group led by the British philanthropist James Oglethorpe and named for King George II. Atlanta is the capital and the largest city. Population: 9,540,000.
- Strait ofGeorgia A channel between Vancouver Island, Canada, and mainland British Columbia and northern Washington State. Part of the Inland Passage to Alaska, the strait links Puget Sound with Queen Charlotte Sound.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In herpetology, a genus of ordinary colubriform serpents, the type of which is G. couperi of the southern United States.
- n. In entomology, a genus of longicorn beetles, of the family Cerambycidœ, having but one species, G. xanthomelœna of South America.
- n. A state of the United States of America. Capital: Atlanta.
- n. A female given name.
- n. A country in Caucasus region of Eurasia. Official name: Georgia. Capital: Tbilisi.
- n. one of the British colonies that formed the United States
- n. 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
- n. a state in southeastern United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
- Latinate feminine form of George, from Ancient Greek Γεώργιος (georgios, "farmer"). (Wiktionary)
“Indiana does not. so I think georgia would swing dem before Indiana does, as would a state like NC and even Tennessee. after all clinton won Georgia but never came close to winning Indiana. thanks to the black population”
“BRIDGET, GEORGIA: Hi, my name is Bridget from Georgia.”
“Shakh Aivazov/Associated Press GEORGIA RALLY: Georgia residents who oppose President Mikhail Saakashvili sought shelter from the rain as they gathered in front of parliament in Tbilisi Wednesday to call for his resignation.”
“GEORGIA HEARING: The Senate Committee on Armed Services holds a hearing on “the current situation in Georgia and implications for U.S. policy.””
“Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters LIFE GOES ON IN GEORGIA: A woman hung laundry Sunday amid the rubble of homes that were destroyed during last month's fighting in Tskhinvali, Georgia.”
“MIKHAIL SAAKASHVILI, GEORGIA: Well, I mean, Georgia is under attack.”
“SAXBY CHAMBLISS (R), GEORGIA: Please help me give a Georgia welcome to the honorable John McCain.”
“David Mdzinarishvili/Reuters VIOLENCE IN GEORGIA: On Aug. 8, Russian troops and tanks rolled into Georgia to push back a Georgian military offensive aimed at regaining control of the breakaway region South Ossetia from Russian-backed separatists.”
“JIM MARTIN (D), GEORGIA SENATE CANDIDATE: Bringing in Sarah Palin is not going to help him because the voters of Georgia want somebody who will stand up for them in Washington, somebody who understands their issues.”
“MIKHEIL SAAKASHVILI, PRESIDENT, GEORGIA: Well, one has to say that America is very highly regarded in Georgia.”
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Here I'm thinking of the state in the southeast United States, of course.
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