Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • The capital of Tennessee, in the north-central part of the state northeast of Memphis. Founded in 1779 as Fort Nashborough, it was renamed in 1784 and became the permanent capital in 1843. Nashville is a port of entry and major commercial center known especially for its music industry. Population: 552,000.
  • n. Country music.
  • n. The country music industry.

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  • proper n. The capital and second largest city of Tennessee, known as the center of the country music industry.
  • proper n. The country music industry.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. capital of the state of Tennessee; located in the north central part of the state on the Cumberland River; known for country music

Etymologies

After Nashville 1.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 12: Singer Shania Twain presents the award for Entertainer of the Year on stage during the 42nd Annual CMA Awards at the Sommet Center on November 12, 2008 in Nashville, Tennessee.

    Photos: Shania Twain

  • NASHVILLE, TN (November 12, 2007) – UNCOUNTED: The New Math of American Elections premiered last night to a sellout crowd of nearly 400 at the historic Belcourt Theatre in Nashville, Tennessee.

    Uncounted Premieres To Sellout Crowd in Nashville

  • WILLY STERN, "NASHVILLE SCENE" CONTRIBUTING WRITER: Well, nobody ` s quite sure what happened, but it ` s a fascinating and tragic case that has riveted Nashville.

    CNN Transcript Nov 1, 2005

  • NASHVILLE - Nashville tourism officials are working to keep conventions in town in the aftermath of widespread flooding in early May that swamped the massive Gaylord Opryland

    The Daily Times News Headlines

  • NASHVILLE (CN) - Nashville singer-songwriter Melissa Fuller claims Danny Coggin and New Vision Digital used her voice without permission on a remix called "Love Confusion" and made more than $150,000 from it.

    Courthouse News Service

  • NASHVILLE - The Florida Gators might be nervously chewing their orange-and-blue nails on Selection Sunday after Friday's dud in Nashville.

    SplicedFeed

  • NASHVILLE - Vice President Joe Biden will be the keynote speaker at the Tennessee Democratic Party's annual Jackson Day Dinner, to be held later this summer in Nashville.

    KnoxViews

  • NASHVILLE - As the Titans practiced on Sunday, Kevin Mawae was driving back to Nashville from a youth conference in Alabama.

    theleafchronicle.com - Local News

  • NASHVILLE - For Kimmo Timonen and Scott Hartnell, last night was a homecoming as they played in Nashville for the first time since they were dealt from the Predators ...

    WN.com - Business News

  • NASHVILLE - Tennessee's Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal of a lower court ruling that a New Mexico museum has no rights to an art collection at Fisk University in Nashville.

    theleafchronicle.com - Local News

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