from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- A city of southeast Georgia near the mouth of the Savannah River. Founded by James Oglethorpe in 1733, it is the oldest city in Georgia and has been a major port since the early 1800s.
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- proper noun The name of a
riverand several citiesin the United States.
- proper noun A female
given namefrom the word savannahor from the place name; also spelled Savanna.
- noun A
domestic cat breed.
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- noun a port in eastern Georgia near the mouth of the Savannah river
- noun a river in South Carolina that flows southeast to the Atlantic
- noun a flat grassland in tropical or subtropical regions
Sorry, no etymologies found.
MAY 20, 1997; SAVANNAH, TN: Thirty-four individuals arrested on felony drug charges following a 6-month "Operation Crack of Dawn" effort for selling crack cocaine and marijuana in and around public housing developments in Savannah and Hardin County.
Another great event in Savannah history was the departure from that port, in 1819, of the _City of Savannah_, the first steamship to cross the Atlantic.
SAVANNAH, GA., on Savannah river eighteen miles from the ocean, and ninety-six miles South-West of Charleston, S. C., is the largest, commercial city in the State.
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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Moving back home was supposed to be the easy part, but some residents at the Woods of Savannah are finding that's not the case.
SAVANNAH, GA (December 16, 2009) - Savannah firefighters who work Christmas day will be getting a little help in preparing a holiday meal thanks to the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation, Inc.
Of the town of Savannah, the Baron Von Reck favors us with the following impressions: "I went to view this rising Town, _Savannah_, seated upon the Banks of a River of the same Name.
I took a Low Country cooking class in Savannah a couple of years ago and pecan pie was on the agenda.
Flannery grew up — in Savannah and in Atlanta and, from 1938, in the Cline mansion in Milledgeville — with black servants floating around and a sense of herself as part of the genteel, bigoted, spottily educated stratum of landed whites.
Also, AC/DC bassist Cliff Williams lists a renovated 19th-century townhouse in Savannah, Ga., and his longtime home in Fort Myers, Fla.
We just got back from a trip in Savannah, GA -- I had no idea that banana pudding was so big in the South.