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Tennessee

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Tennessee tĕn´əsē˝, tĕn˝əsē´ [key], state in the SE central United States. It is bordered by Kentucky and Virginia (N), North Carolina (E), Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi (S), and, across the Mississippi River, Arkansas and Missouri (W).

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