• WordNet 3.6
    • n Atlanta a siege in which Federal troops under Sherman cut off the railroads supplying the city and then burned it; 1864
    • n Atlanta 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
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The world record for rocking non-stop in a rocking chair is 480 hours held by Dennis Easterling, of Atlanta, Georgia
    • n Atlanta (Zoöl) A genus of small glassy heteropod mollusks found swimming at the surface in mid ocean. See Heteropod.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In 1886, Coca-cola was first served at a pharmacy in Atlanta, Georgia for only five cents a glass. A pharmacist named John Pemberton created the formula for Coca-cola
    • n Atlanta A genus of mollusks, typical of the family Atlantidœ, having the twisted visceral sac inclosed in a dextral spiral shell, and the foot provided with an operculum. A. peroni is a Mediterranean species.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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In literature:

I wish the whole population of Atlanta, Georgia, would come over and just see.
"The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol" by William J. Locke
There were also drills and target-practice on the "Miantonomoh" and the "Atlanta.
"The Naval History of the United States" by Willis J. Abbot
But before our washing was dry, orders came to rush the battery to a position some five miles southwest of Atlanta.
"A History of Lumsden's Battery, C.S.A." by George Little
In cities of the South like Atlanta, how many coloured mechanical engineers are there?
"The Future of the American Negro" by Booker T. Washington
They're on a journey to Atlanta, all the way from Kentucky, to enlist.
"Chasing an Iron Horse" by Edward Robins
The Atlanta banker fully realized the need for culture.
"The New Education" by Scott Nearing
This great show was held at Atlanta, the capital of Georgia, a great railway centre, and a place of much trade and manufacture.
"From Slave to College President" by Godfrey Holden Pike
See Sketch in Miss Rutherford's American Authors, (Atlanta).
"Southern Literature From 1579-1895" by Louise Manly
Later the Wayburn family moved to Atlanta, Georgia, and thence to Chicago.
"The Art of Stage Dancing" by Ned Wayburn
New Orleans, Atlanta, Charleston, or Savannah would be loath to diminish their negro mortality.
"McClure's Magazine, Vol. XXXI, No. 3, July 1908." by Various
In Atlanta, in 1898, there were cremated 2,362 loads of sewage.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume V (of VI)" by Various
Atlanta, Charleston, Memphis, and Nashville were added to this class by 1890.
"The New Nation" by Frederic L. Paxson
They respected her as a woman, giving her a separate room while she was in prison at Atlanta, Ga. During her captivity, Jeff.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume II"
I was married December 9, 1904, at Atlanta, Ga., to Miss Mary E. Hobbs.
"Tuskegee & Its People: Their Ideals and Achievements" by Various
Atlanta, Ga., Storrs Sch., 233.20.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 54, No. 2, April, 1900" by Various
"The American Missionary--Volume 39, No. 02, February, 1885" by Various
The Atlanta Mutual Insurance Company lost 500 of its members and added 2,000.
"Negro Migration during the War" by Emmett J. Scott
Eden was found some years ago on the premises of Dr. Guild, near Atlanta, Georgia.
"Manual of American Grape-Growing" by U. P. Hedrick
One day on the Atlanta campaign the regiment moved up in line to the top of a bald hill.
"Si Klegg, Book 1 (of 6) His Transformation From A Raw Recruit To A Veteran" by John McElroy
Remember me to the boys of the old brigade and tell them I'll be with them before they start out for Atlanta.
"Si Klegg, Book 5 (of 6) The Deacon's Adventures At Chattanooga In Caring For The Boys" by John McElroy

In poetry:

That bankers, warehousemen, and sich
Was fatt'nin' on the planter,
And Tennessy was rotten-rich
A-raisin' meat and corn, all which
Draw'd money to Atlanta:
"Jones's Private Argyment" by Sidney Lanier

In news:

Jacksonville Jaguars defensive coordinator Mel Tucker cheers after a play against the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome on December 15, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia.
ATLANTA (AP) — A jeweler in metro Atlanta is adding some bang to the bling.
ATLANTA — Atlanta Falcons couldn't do anything offensively.
ATLANTA — Jason Heyward and the Atlanta Braves were patiently waiting to see if the New York Mets' bullpen would crack.
ATLANTA — Catcher Gerald Laird will get $3 million for his two-year deal with the Atlanta Braves, and could earn up to $750,000 in performance bonuses if he plays more than expected.
ATLANTA – The Atlanta Braves have agreed to a two-year deal with backup catcher Gerald Laird .
Two state lawmakers from Atlanta are pushing back against SACS, the accrediting agency which put Atlanta's high schools on probation after the past year of public power-wrangling on the school board.
ATLANTA (AP) — Students are returning to an Atlanta elementary school where dozens of students were sickened by carbon monoxide, but school officials say they've now placed carbon monoxide detectors in the building.
ATLANTA — Students are returning to an Atlanta elementary school where dozens of students were sickened by carbon monoxide, but school officials say they've now placed carbon monoxide detectors in the building.
This week's version of The Other Side takes us to Atlanta where we speak with Darryl Ledbetter , who covers the Falcons for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
ATLANTA – The Atlanta Falcons are tied for the best record in the NFL.
Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank said Monday that a new stadium in Atlanta would offer a long term solution for his NFL franchise and argued it would benefit the city of Atlanta.
ATLANTA- An aggressive parking enforcement strategy in Atlanta has more than doubled the number of parking citations, boosting revenue for the city.
New Atlanta center honors Martin Luther King Sr. ATLANTA — The father of Martin Luther King Jr is remembered as a prominent Atlanta preacher and civil rights leader.
John Bohn Pete van Wieren, radio broadcaster for the Atlanta Braves from 1978 to 2008, poses for a portrait at his home, in front of an Atlanta Braves uniform jersey that he received at the twenty five year mark of his career.

In science:

This problem was suggested by Alan Frieze during the Conference on Random Structures and Algorithms at Emory University, Atlanta, 1995; he was originally intended as a coauthor but later declined this.
Rainbow Hamilton cycles in random regular graphs
Andrievskii, V. V., Belyi, V. I., and Dzjadyk, V. K. [1995] “Conformal Invariants in Constructive Theory of Functions of Complex Variable”, World Federation Publisher, Atlanta, Georgia.
Constructive Function Theory on Sets of the Complex Plane through Potential Theory and Geometric Function Theory
School of Mathematics Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta GA 30332, U.S.A.
Entropy and chaos in the Kac model
Pinhanez C. “The everywhere Displays Projector: A Device to Create Ubiquitous Graphical Interfaces”. In Proc. of the 3rd International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp 2001), Atlanta Sept. 2001, Abowd G., Brumitt B. and Shafer S.
Working Document on Gloss Ontology
Supported by NSF award CCR-0829672. ‡ School of Mathematics and School of Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332.
A Unified Framework for Testing Linear-Invariant Properties
Amsterdam and Atlanta: Rodopi. [Voutilainen and Tapanainen,  ] Voutilainen, A. and Tapanainen, P.  .
Three studies of grammar-based surface-syntactic parsing of unrestricted English text. A summary and orientation
E. Black, R. Garside and G. Leech, 1993. S ta t is t ica l ly-Dr iven Compu ter Grammars o f Eng l ish: The IBM/Lancaster Approach, Rodopi: Amsterdam-Atlanta.
Efficient Algorithms for Parsing the DOP Model? A Reply to Joshua Goodman
Some preliminary results were presented at the Atlanta APS Meeting, March 1999, and will be published in the Proceedings of the Heavy Ion Minisymposium, R.
B_c Production at RHIC as a Signal for Deconfinement
Vugalter, Geometric methods for many-particle Hamiltonians with magnetic fields, in “Advances in Differential Equations and Mathematical Physics (Atlanta, GA, 1997), pp. 121–135, Contemp.
The essential spectrum of Schrodinger, Jacobi, and CMV operators
Proceedings of the 30 th International Conference on Machine Learning, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 2013.
Optimal rates for first-order stochastic convex optimization under Tsybakov noise condition
The research for the second part of this paper took place during a research visit at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta GA, USA, under the supervision of John Etnyre. I want to thank GaTech and John Etnyre for their hospitality.
Open book decompositions of fibre sums in contact topology
The Atlanta forecasts are very confident based on local and regional calibration.
Week 49 Influenza Forecast for the 2012-2013 U.S. Season
Note that all forecasts assume an error of ±1 week, so a 2-week jump may still represent accurate tracking Basically, we see predictions of peaking in one week (the week ending December 8, which is today) for Dallas, Chicago and Atlanta, two weeks for St.
Week 49 Influenza Forecast for the 2012-2013 U.S. Season
Specifically, Dallas, Atlanta and Chicago are predicted to peak Week 49 (zero weeks in the future).
Week 49 Influenza Forecast for the 2012-2013 U.S. Season
The Dallas forecasts are not always skillful, depending on ensemble spread and whether calibration is to local, regional or national historical relationships between accuracy and spread; however, the Atlanta prediction is very certain.
Week 49 Influenza Forecast for the 2012-2013 U.S. Season