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Tennessee

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Noun

1. tennessee, tn, volunteer state

a state in east central United States

2. tennessee, tennessee river

a river formed by the confluence of two other rivers near Knoxville; it follows a U-shaped course to become a tributary of the Ohio River in western Kentucky

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Tennessee

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noun
1. 
a state of the E central US: consists of a plain in the west, rising to the Appalachians and the Cumberland Plateau in the east. Capital: Nashville. Pop: 5 841 748 (2003 est). Area: 109 412 sq km (42 244 sq miles)
. Abbreviation: Tenn. or ()in with zip code TN
2. 
a river in the E central US, flowing southwest from E Tennessee into N Alabama, then west and north to the Ohio River at Paducah: the longest tributary of the Ohio; includes a series of dams and reservoirs under the Tennessee Valley Authority. Length: 1049 km (652 miles)

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Tennessee

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1. 
state of the EC U.S.: admitted, 1796; 41,217 sq mi (106,752 sq km); pop. 5,689,000; cap. Nashville
abbrev. TN or Tenn
2. 
river flowing from NE Tenn. through N Ala. & W Tenn. into the Ohio River: 652 mi (1,049 km)

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Tennessee

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A state of the southeast United States. It was admitted as the 16th state in 1796. Visited by the Spanish in 1540, the region was explored by Daniel Boone in 1769 and became part of the United States in 1783. The short-lived state of Franklin (1784-1788) formed the basis for the Territory of the United States South of the River Ohio (1790) and the later state of Tennessee. Nashville is the capital and Memphis the largest city.

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