HyperDic: atlanta

English > 2 senses of the word Atlanta:
NOUNlocationAtlanta, capital of Georgiastate capital and largest city of Georgia
actAtlanta, battle of Atlantaa siege in which Federal troops / troops under Sherman cut off the railroads supplying the city and then burned it
Atlanta > pronunciation
Soundsaetlae'nah; aetlae'ntah; ahtlae'nah; ahtlae'ntah
RhymesAltoona ... zona: 128 rhymes with nah...
Alberta ... zeta: 71 rhymes with tah...
English > Atlanta: 2 senses > noun 1, location
Meaningstate capital and largest city of Georgia; chief commercial center of the southeastern United States; was plundered and burned by Sherman's army during the American Civil War.
Synonymcapital of Georgia
Instance ofstate capitalThe capital city of a political subdivision of a country
Part ofGeorgia, Empire State of the South, Peach State, GA, Ga.A state in southeastern United States
PartsCenter for Disease Control and Prevention, CDCA federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services
Region ofAtlanta, battle of AtlantaA siege in which Federal troops / troops under Sherman cut off the railroads supplying the city and then burned it
SpanishAtlanta, capital de Georgia
CatalanAtlanta
English > Atlanta: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA siege in which Federal troops / troops under Sherman cut off the railroads supplying the city and then burned it; 1864.
Synonymbattle of Atlanta
Instance ofsiege, besieging, beleaguering, military blockadeThe action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack
Part ofAmerican Civil War, United States Civil War, War between the Statescivil war in the United States between the North and the South
RegionAtlanta, capital of Georgiastate capital and largest city of Georgia
SpanishAtlanta
CatalanAtlanta

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