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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Chattanooga(noun)

    a city in eastern Tennessee

  2. Chattanooga, battle of Chattanooga(noun)

    in the American Civil War (1863) the Union armies of Hooker, Thomas, and Sherman under the command of Ulysses S. Grant won a decisive victory over the Confederate Army under Braxton Bragg


  1. Chattanooga(ProperNoun)

    A city in Tennessee near the border with Georgia


  1. Chattanooga

    Chattanooga is the fourth-largest city in the U.S. state of Tennessee, with a population of 167,674 as of the 2010 census. It is the seat of Hamilton County. Located in southeastern Tennessee on Chickamauga Lake and Nickajack Lake, which are both part of the Tennessee River, Chattanooga lies approximately 120 miles to the northwest of Atlanta, Georgia, 120 miles to the southwest of Knoxville, Tennessee, about 135 miles to the southeast of Nashville, Tennessee, about 120 miles to the northeast of Huntsville, Alabama, and about 148 miles to the northeast of Birmingham, Alabama. Chattanooga abuts the Georgia border and is where three major interstate highways meet: I-24, I-75, and I-59. The city, which has a downtown elevation of approximately 680 feet, lies at the transition between the ridge-and-valley portion of the Appalachian Mountains and the Cumberland Plateau. The city is therefore surrounded by various mountains and ridges. The official nickname for Chattanooga is the Scenic City. Several unofficial nicknames include River City, Nooga, Chattown, and Gig City, demonstrating that Chattanooga currently has the fastest internet service in the Western Hemisphere.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. chattanooga

    A village of Hamilton Co., Tenn. During the civil war it was the scene of many exciting incidents between the contending forces. It was attacked by Gen. Negley in June, 1862; occupied by Gen. Rosecrans, July, 1863, and in the same year were fought in its vicinity a succession of the most momentous battles of that eventful epoch, commencing September 23, 1863, with Gen. Grant’s attack on Gen. Bragg. The movements were under direction of Gens. Sherman and Thomas, and resulted, after three days’ severe fighting around Chattanooga, Missionary Ridge, and Lookout Mountain, in the total defeat of the Confederates, and their pursuit back into Georgia.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Chattanooga in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Chattanooga in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Chattanooga in a Sentence

  1. Kagan Wagner:

    I thought to myself, there's only one Mohammad Abdulazeez that I know in Chattanooga. I immediately, I was like, please don't let it be him.

  2. President Barack Obama:

    However, the terrorist threat has evolved into a new phase, as we've become better at preventing complex, multifaceted attacks like 9/11, terrorists turned to less-complicated acts of violence like the mass shootings that are all too common in our society. It is this type of attack that we saw at Fort Hood in 2009, in Chattanooga earlier this year and now in San Bernardino.

  3. President Obama:

    As we’ve become better at preventing complex, multifaceted attacks like 9/11, terrorists turned to less complicated acts of violence like the mass shootings that are all too common in our society, it is this type of attack that we saw at Fort Hood in 2009. In Chattanooga earlier this year. And now in San Bernardino.

  4. Tim Holan:

    Whether it was a field in Iowa or a parking lot in Chattanooga, Tennessee, we had to find a spot to unload all the animals from the train, the train operators would often know in advance where we were going, and they would bring their families to get a glimpse of the show.

  5. Chief Executive Herbert Diess:

    We hope that with the investment in Chattanooga we could make a contribution, step forward, to avoid tariffs between Europe and the U.S., and we will work further on it.

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