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Tennessee

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Tennessee (tĕnˈəsēˌ, tĕnˌəsēˈ) [key], state in the south-central United States. It is bordered by Kentucky and Virginia (N), North Carolina (E), Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi (S), and, across the Mississippi R., Arkansas and Missouri (W).

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