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a port in eastern Georgia near the mouth of the Savannah river
Savannah, Savannah River(noun)
a river in South Carolina that flows southeast to the Atlantic
a flat grassland in tropical or subtropical regions
A domestic cat breed.
The name of a river and several cities in the United States.
from the word savannah or from the place name; also spelled Savanna.
Savannah is the oldest city in the U.S. state of Georgia, and the county seat of Chatham County. Established in 1733, the city of Savannah became the colonial capital of the Province of Georgia and later the first state capital of Georgia. A strategic port city in the American Revolution and during the American Civil War, Savannah is today an industrial center and an important Atlantic seaport. It is Georgia's fifth-largest city and third-largest metropolitan area. Each year Savannah attracts millions of visitors, who enjoy the city's architecture and historic buildings: the birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low, the Georgia Historical Society, the Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences, the First African Baptist Church, Temple Mickve Israel, and the Central of Georgia Railway roundhouse complex. Savannah's downtown area, which includes the Savannah Historic District, the Savannah Victorian Historic District and 22 parklike squares, is one of the largest National Historic Landmark Districts in the United States. Downtown Savannah largely retains the original town plan prescribed by founder James Oglethorpe. Savannah was the host city for the sailing competitions during the 1996 Summer Olympics held in Atlanta.
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a name used chiefly in Florida and neighbouring States to designate the wide treeless plains of these parts; is practically an equivalent for "pampa," "prairie," &c.; comes from a Spanish word meaning "a sheet."
a city and port of the United States, capital of Chatham County, Georgia, on the Savannah River, 18 m. from its mouth; well equipped with parks, electric light, handsome churches, government buildings, &c., an important naval stores station and second cotton port of the U.S., and has foundries, rice, flour, cotton, and paper-mills, &c.
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The Onyx of Savannah on Red Room
This decision is a fatal blow to the mismanaged MOX project at the (Savannah River Site) as it will set the precedent that plutonium is waste and not a commercial product to be used as nuclear fuel.
“…Aberjhani the new Savannah has a hero a poet laureate, maybe a poet hero they respond to this poet, awards, honors galore, ever sat down and read Aberjhani’s stuff mean really read it …Savannah spawned something here, Johnny Mercer meet Aberjhani…”
Georgia is the place to be, its on fire here in terms of the amount of work going on, you wouldn’t naturally think to shoot a scene for the Lower East side in Savannah Georgia, but that what’s great about Georgia. Savannah has neighborhoods that look like Brooklyn and the Lower East Side. It has beaches that look like the Caribbean and can pass for the Hamptons, and Atlanta is a phenomenal city that can pass for most big cities in the world.
“From Conrad Aiken to Flannery O’Connor to Midnight, Savannah has always been a literary town. But certainly one of her most consistently excellent—and consistently underrated—writers is the man known as Aberjhani. Known for his nationally published short stories and poetry Aberjhani has received critical acclaim for his ability to encapsulate the Southern black experience in a sensitive and poignant way that’s accessible to readers of any race or region.” --from All That Jazz
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