Definitions

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to Atlanta
  • noun A resident of Atlanta

Etymologies

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Atlanta +‎ -an

Examples

  • So, on the day when we pause to remember the Atlantan who strove mightily to improve life on the planet for millions of people during his less than four decades of life, we would do well to learn from, and seek to apply, this same quality of growth and expanded vision in our own lives.

    Jeff Kelly Lowenstein: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Capacity for Growth

  • Also according to your data, blacks in Atlanta make a little more than half what a typical Atlantan makes.

    Think Progress » The Party of Lincoln falls short on civil rights.

  • During this time, I gained an intimate and detailed understanding of the problems facing residents and have worked on issues important to every Atlantan, including public safety, transportation and education.

    The Closing Argument from Kasim Reed (Blog for Democracy)

  • So, on the day when we pause to remember the Atlantan who strove mightily to improve life on the planet for millions of people during his less than four decades of life, we would do well to learn from, and seek to apply, this same quality of growth and expanded vision in our own lives.

    Jeff Kelly Lowenstein: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Capacity for Growth

  • Atlantan Javaris Crittenton (left), the other party in the wild, wild west gun case involving A-list celebrity Gilbert Arenas, got off easier in the court of law.

    Gun no-play: NBA's Stern sits Atlanta's Crittenton, Arenas for season - sports

  • Atlantan Javaris Crittenton (left), the other party in the wild, wild west gun case involving A-list celebrity Gilbert Arenas, got off easier in the court of law.

    Blog for Democracy: January 2010 Archives

  • Lori Howard, an Atlantan, told me this was her second trip to the Top of the Rock in three years.

    Looking Down on Top of the Rock

  • An immense, shadowy mansion, if you wanted to know whom in Atlanta thought themselves to be important, you were welcome every first Sunday to tour the third-floor structure to see the many self-commissioned statues, paintings and busts of people, who wrapped themselves in self-importance, no native Atlantan had ever heard of.

    A Kettle of Vultures

  • An immense, shadowy mansion, if you wanted to know whom in Atlanta thought themselves to be important, you were welcome every first Sunday to tour the third-floor structure to see the many self-commissioned statues, paintings and busts of people, who wrapped themselves in self-importance, no native Atlantan had ever heard of.

    A Kettle of Vultures

  • In the blink of an eye, the band launch into "Faster", the first of many breakneck pop songs that recall OutKast, Monáe's fellow Atlantan free-thinkers.

    Janelle Monáe

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