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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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    Karen
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How to say Atlanta in sign language?

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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. Ryan Reynolds:

    I had been on the show a number of times, he was asking me about perhaps coming on again. I was shooting in Atlanta and was unable to do it..., when you speak with people like that that you grew up watching and suddenly you are talking to them on the phone, you start to reflect.

  2. Todd Gardenhire:

    Atlanta should’ve thought about their growth plan years ago and they have n’t, this is part of their not planning properly.

  3. Atlanta Fed:

    Atlanta's trying to be a fintech hub, so I get the opportunity to talk to a lot of entrepreneurs in this space, almost none of them has risk at the top of what they're thinking about, and that makes me nervous.

  4. Keisha Lance Bottoms:

    I don't think it was happenstance that this lawsuit was filed New Day after President Donald Trump visited Atlanta.

  5. Keisha Lance Bottoms:

    I am a mother to four black children in America, one of whom is 18 years old, and when I saw the murder of George Floyd, I hurt like a mother would hurt. And yesterday when I heard there were rumors about violent protests in Atlanta, I did what a mother would do, I called my son and I said,' Where are you ?' I said,' I can not protect you, and black boys shouldn't be out today.'.

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