Georgia

Definitions

  • Hauling Logs by Mules. Oscilla, Georgia
    Hauling Logs by Mules. Oscilla, Georgia
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Georgia a republic in Asia Minor on the Black Sea separated from Russia by the Caucasus mountains; formerly an Asian soviet but became independent in 1991
    • n Georgia a state in southeastern United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    • n Georgia one of the British colonies that formed the United States
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The #1 peanut producing state is Georgia
    • n Georgia In herpetology, a genus of ordinary colubriform serpents, the type of which is G. couperi of the southern United States.
    • n Georgia In entomology, a genus of longicorn beetles, of the family Cerambycidœ, having but one species, G. xanthomelœna of South America.
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Usage

In literature:

Georgia, North Carolina, Louisiana.
"History of the United States, Volume 3 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
In Georgia the Unionists put up a much stronger fight, led by Alexander Stephens, afterwards Vice-President of the Confederacy.
"A History of the United States" by Cecil Chesterton
When Pennsylvania received the invitation of Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia, and other States had seceded.
"A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention" by Lucius Eugene Chittenden
Before the war, Robert Toombs of Georgia played some such part to the Northern imagination as Phillips or Sumner to the Southern.
"The Negro and the Nation" by George S. Merriam
It so happened that Mr. Washington had never before been in southwestern Georgia.
"Booker T. Washington" by Emmett J. Scott and Lyman Beecher Stowe
The greatest and most extensive development of any section happens to be in Southwestern Georgia.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Eleventh Annual Meeting" by Various
The Georgia refugees are coming along by hundreds and thousands, and he "wanted to make room for them," etc.
"Letters from Port Royal" by Various
General James Edward Oglethorpe, the founder of the Colony of Georgia, was among the few really good and great men that history tells us of.
"Stories Of Georgia" by Joel Chandler Harris
The history of this island commences with that of Georgia.
"Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 26, August, 1880" by Various
I prefer to march through Georgia, smashing things, to the sea.
"History of the Eighty-sixth Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry, during its term of service" by John R. Kinnear
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In poetry:

The chonguri is Georgia fair;
The chords whose strains to anthems grow
Are we - her sons, her love and care…
Odela-dela-delao!
"Song Of Natela" by Akaki Tsereteli
O where are you, my sylvan reed,
Whose notes of sadness sweetly ring;
And over the heart of Georgia's son
'Neath northern skies their music fling?
"Salamuri" by Akaki Tsereteli
At times the Turks and Tartar hordes
Made Georgia weep and wail in woe;
And even the Scythians, wild and fierce
Profaned its peace with savage blow.
"Salamuri" by Akaki Tsereteli
From Labrador, bleak, lonely, wild,
Where seal, 'mid icebergs, sportive play,
Far westward wander'd nature's child,
And wigwam built, near Georgia's Bay.
"The Indian" by Thomas Frederick Young
Along the rivers, Ksani and Aragvi,
Wheat that grows only in Georgia is greening,
And your lips have the sweetness of badagi,
Young Georgian wine in its first bubbling.
"Once More Meeting The Kipchak" by Giorgi Leonidze
See these poor souls from Africa,
Transported to America:
We are stolen, and sold to Georgia, will you go along with me?
We are stolen and sold to Georgia, go sound the jubilee.
"Song of The Coffle Gang" by Anonymous Americas

In news:

Without the tight ends, Georgia may have gone to halftime without a point on the board Saturday against Georgia Southern.
SWAINSBORO, Georgia — Authorities say two men accused of escaping from a Georgia county jail and later caught in Iowa have now been returned to Georgia.
The Georgia Chiropractic Association has worked to promote the rights of Georgia chiropractors and the health of their patients since 1912.
Six Augusta Commission members jumped back in the fight over the name of the city's new consolidated university, voting 6-1 on Tuesday to ask the Georgia Board of Regents to consider "any other name" besides Georgia Regents University.
Georgia has relaxed its regulations on home-based food businesses, and the new rules were a hot topic at the state Department of Agriculture's Georgia Grown symposium in Macon on Friday.
Georgia senior gymnast Noel Couch has been named recipient of the Tucker Dorsey Memorial Scholarship awarded by the Georgia chapter of the Blue Key National Honor Society.
Georgia Superintendent John Barge with Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal.
ATLANTA — Junior quarterback Richard Cue tossed three touchdowns – including a 72-yarder to Lennel Elmore – as South Carolina State opened its season with a 33-6 victory over Georgia State at the Georgia Dome.
Ryan Lindley #14 of the Arizona Cardinals looks to pass against the Atlanta Falcons prior to fumbling the ball from pressure by John Abraham #55 and Kroy Biermann #71 at Georgia Dome on November 18, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons passes against the Dallas Cowboys at the Georgia Dome on November 4, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia.
AP Photo Georgia running back Todd Gurley (3) runs against Georgia Southern linebackers Patrick Flowe (48) and Darius Eubanks (13).
Like any civil war, Saturday's gridiron battle between the University of Georgia and Georgia Tech will divide families.
English Bulldog Uga VII made his debut as University of Georgia's beloved mascot at the season-opening football game against Georgia Southern Aug 30.
Georgia practices in Georgia Dome Friday, preparing for SEC Championship vs Alabama (pictures).
Sonoraville High School teacher, Lisa Smith, was one of three business teachers in the State of Georgia chosen as a scholarship recipient to attend the 30th Annual Entrepreneurial Spirit Forum in Atlanta, Georgia from November 9-12.
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In science:

We also acknowledge the University of Georgia Research Computing Center for providing the necessary computing resources.
Role of high-spin hyperon resonances in the reaction of $\gamma p \to K^+ K^+ \Xi^-$
BZ] Georgia Benkart and Efim Zelmanov: Lie algebras graded by root systems, in Non-associative algebras and its applications, Kluwer Acad.
Classification of Simple Lie Algebras on a Lattice
School of Mathematics, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel 69978, and Schools of Mathematics and Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332.
A Wowzer Type Lower Bound for the Strong Regularity Lemma
School of Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta GA 30332.
Near Optimality in Covering and Packing Games by Exposing Global Information
Face-specific recognition rates using the Georgia Tech face database, with registration errors introduced in test images. (a) Results shown for faces numbered 1 through 19. (b) Results shown for faces numbered 20 through 38.
Discriminative Local Sparse Representations for Robust Face Recognition
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