What does Atlanta mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Atlanta, capital of Georgia(noun)

    state 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

  2. Atlanta, battle of Atlanta(noun)

    a siege in which Federal troops under Sherman cut off the railroads supplying the city and then burned it; 1864

Wiktionary

  1. Atlanta(ProperNoun)

    The capital and largest city of the State of Georgia, USA.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Atlanta(noun)

    a genus of small glassy heteropod mollusks found swimming at the surface in mid ocean. See Heteropod

    Etymology: [NL., fr. Gr. .]

Freebase

  1. Atlanta

    Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2011 population of 432,427. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,457,831 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the progressive views of its citizens and leaders, Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of the Southeastern United States, via highway, railroad, and air, with Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport being the world's busiest airport since 1998. Atlanta is considered an "alpha world city," and, with a gross domestic product of US$270 billion, Atlanta's economy ranks 15th among world cities and sixth in the nation. Although Atlanta’s economy is considered diverse, dominant sectors include logistics, professional and business services, media operations, and information technology. Topographically, Atlanta is marked by rolling hills and dense tree coverage. Revitalization of Atlanta's neighborhoods, initially spurred by the 1996 Olympics, has intensified in the 21st century, altering the city's demographics, politics, and culture.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Atlanta

    the largest city in Georgia, U.S.; a large manufacturing and railway centre.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. atlanta

    A city of Fulton Co., Ga., and the capital of the State. In its vicinity a battle was fought between the Federal forces under Gen. Sherman and the Confederates under Gen. Hood, July 22, 1864. The city was taken by Gen. Sherman on September 2, and held by him until November 15, when he set out on his famous “march to the sea.”

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How to pronounce Atlanta?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Atlanta in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Atlanta in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Atlanta in a Sentence

  1. Ron Klain:

    The American people should be very proud of the job that is being done in Atlanta by Dr. Frieden and the team at CDC.

  2. Chairman Jake Shapiro:

    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.

  3. New Jersey:

    Pete Buttigieg, who is openly gay, remarked. The debate in Atlanta markedthe first time Pete Buttigieg faced other White House hopefuls as an undisputed member of the top tier. Pete Buttigieg WEBSITES ON BLACK AMERICA PLANS USED STOCK PHOTOS OF MINORITIES The 37-year old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, gained significant ground in recent months in Iowa, which holds United Nations first caucuses in February. Pete Buttigieg is bunched at the top of most polls in Iowa with candidates who have much longer political resumes. Veteran Democratic consultant and communications strategist Lynda Tran said Pete Buttigieg is on the rise, and that means Pete Buttigieg should anticipate the other candidates on stage this week to set their sights on Pete Buttigieg campaign. Some surveys are beginning to show Pete Buttigieg taking a more convincing lead in the race, at least in early-voting states. Pete Buttigieg still faces plenty of hurdles to clinching the Democratic nomination, particularly winning over black and other minority voters. But Pete Buttigieg Iowa rise means Pete Buttigieg could come under fire from Pete Buttigieg rivals like never before. Joe Biden, Warren and Bernie Sanders have all faced similar scrutiny in previous debates, and those attacks did little to change the trajectory of the race. The debate unfolded at a moment of uncertainty about the Democratic field, with some in the party, particularly donors, worried theres no one positioned to defeat Donald Trump. Former President Barack Obama took the unusual step last week of warning the party against moving too far to the left. Speaking to that anxiety, former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick entered the Democratic race last week. Billionaire Michael Bloomberg, Michael Bloomberg, is openly flirting with a bid. Neither Patrick nor Michael Bloomberg were onstage Wednesday. With less than three months before voting, much of the nations political attention would typically be focused on the primary. Instead, the focus is on the impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump. New Jersey Sen. Booker faces especially intense pressure. Hes yet to meet the Democratic National Committees polling requirements for the December debate, and New Jersey Sen. Booker campaign acknowledges that New Jersey Sen. Booker needs to capitalize on the national spotlight. In this Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019 photo, the stage for the Democratic presidential primary is seen before Wednesday's debate in Atlanta. ( AP Photo/Mike Stewart) The New Jersey senator took an apparent shot at Pete Buttigieg at one point, following the news that his campaign had used a stock photo of a woman in Kenya who apparently hadnothing to do with the campaign. I want to turn back to the issue of black voters, i have a lifetime of experience with black voters.Ive been one since I was 18. Nobody on this stage should need a focus group to hear from African-American voters.

  4. Major League:

    Such inappropriate comments have no place in our game. We are aware of this serious issue, Billy Bean will meet with Mr. Newcomb this week, and we will identify an appropriate course of diversity training for him in the Atlanta community.

  5. Yvette Nicole Brown:

    I was like, 'I need next week off, because I've got to do this thing!' And luckily, because Marvel is also under the Disney-ABC umbrella, they worked everything out and I was able to go to Atlanta for a couple of days and knock it out.

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