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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • The capital and largest city of Georgia, in the southeast part of the country on the Kura River. An ancient city astride trade and migration routes between Europe and Asia Minor, it was the capital of an independent Georgian state from 1122 to 1236 and was held by Mongols, Persians, and Turks before coming under Russian control in 1801. Tbilisi was the capital of the Transcaucasian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic (1922–1936) and the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic (1936–1991).

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  • proper noun The capital city of Georgia (the country).
  • proper noun by extension The government of Georgia.

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  • noun the capital and largest city of Georgia on the Kura river

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Examples

  • TBILISI — Georgia on Tuesday arrested six people on suspicion of carrying out a series of recent bomb attacks, including on the U.S. embassy in the capital, Tbilisi, and accused them of working for a Russian military officer.

    Georgia Arrests Six Terrorist Suspects

  • TBILISI -- Dozens of Georgian lawyers have protested in Tbilisi to demand changes to the electoral code, RFE/RL's Georgian Service reports.

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

  • TBILISI -- Georgian Reintegration Minister Temur Iakobashvili said today Tbilisi is ready to cooperate with Russia to identify terrorists in connection with the Moscow subway bombings.

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

  • October 19th, 2009 MOSCOW/TBILISI - Hollywood actor Andy Garcia was in Tbilisi preparing to star in a film about last year's war between Russia and Georgia, media reports said Monday.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • TBILISI -- Georgian Reintegration Minister Temur Iakobashvili said today Tbilisi is ready to cooperate with Russia to identify terrorists in connection with the Moscow subway bombings.

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

  • October 19th, 2009 MOSCOW/TBILISI - Hollywood actor Andy Garcia was in Tbilisi preparing to star in a film about last year's war between Russia and Georgia, media reports said Monday.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • TBILISI -- Georgia's opposition National Council bloc has nominated its candidates for Tbilisi mayor, RFE/RL's Georgian Service reports.

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

  • TBILISI -- Dozens of Georgian lawyers have protested in Tbilisi to demand changes to the electoral code, RFE/RL's Georgian Service reports.

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

  • TBILISI -- Georgian Reintegration Minister Temur Iakobashvili said today Tbilisi is ready to cooperate with Russia to identify terrorists in connection with the Moscow subway bombings.

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

  • TBILISI - Dozens of anti-government protesters in Georgia briefly scuffled with police outside parliament in the capital Tbilisi on Monday and one person was detained.

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