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Meaning of Georgia

Geor•gia

Pronunciation: ( jôr'ju), [key]
— n.
  1. a state in the SE United States. 5,464,265; 58,876 sq. mi. (152,489 sq. km). Cap.: Atlanta. Abbr.: GA (for use with zip code), Ga.
  2. Also calleda republic in Transcaucasia, bordering on the Black Sea, N of Turkey and Armenia: an independent kingdom for ab. 2000 years. 5,167,000; 26,872 sq. mi. (69,700 sq. km). Cap.: Tbilisi. See map on next page.
  3. an inlet of the Pacific in SW Canada between Vancouver Island and the mainland. 150 mi. (240 km) long.
  4. a female given name:+ feminine ending -a. George
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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