Georgia
geographical name 1. state SE United States capital Atlanta area 58,910 square miles (152,577 square kilometers), population 8,186,453 2. (or Republic of Georgia) independent country SE Europe bordering on Black Sea; an ancient & medieval kingdom, later (1936-91) a constituent republic of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics capital Tbilisi area 26,911 square miles (69,699 square kilometers), population 5,493,000

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  • Georgia — (Details) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Georgia — • The largest of the original thirteen United States; bounded on the north by Tennessee and North Carolina, on the east by the Savannah River and the Atlantic Ocean, on the south by Florida, and on the west by Florida and Alabama Catholic… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Georgia — has two principal meanings:* Georgia (country) * Georgia (U.S. state)Georgia may also refer to:Places* Georgia (country), previously known as: ** Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic (1921–1991), part of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics **… …   Wikipedia

  • GEORGIA — GEORGIA, state in S.E. United States. The Jewish population of Georgia grew tremendously from the 1960s. In 1968, approximately 26,000 Jews resided in the state; by 2001 this figure had risen to 93,500 and showed no sign of abating. With about… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Georgia — (Никиана,Греция) Категория отеля: Адрес: Nikiana, Никиана, 31100, Греция …   Каталог отелей

  • Georgia — (spr. Dschordschje), 1) State of G. (Georgien, officielle Abkürzung Ga.), einer der ursprünglichen 13 Staaten der Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika, jetzt einer der neun sogen. Südlichen Staaten (Southern States), 2732 QM.; grenzt im Norden an… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Georgĭa — (abgekürzt Ga.), Staat der nordamerikan. Union, 154,030 qkm groß, zwischen 30°21 39 35° nördl. Br. und 81° 85°53 38 westl. L., umgrenzt von Florida, Alabama, Tennessee, Nord und Südcarolina und vom Atlantischen Ozean (s. Karte »Vereinigte… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • GEORGIA — pars ampla Asiae, inter pontum Euxinum et mare Caspium extensa, sub propriis Principibus aliquando in clientela Persarum. Dividitur in 3. partes, Georgiam propriam, antio. Iberiam, nunc Gurgistan, ubi urbes Cori, Baslachiuc, Teflis et Derbent.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Georgia — er en stat i USA. Georgia blev den 4. stat i USA den 2. januar 1788 …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Georgia — the U.S. state was named for King George II of Great Britain. The Caucasian nation is so called for St. George, who is its patron saint (his cult there may continue that of a pre Christian deity with whom he was later identified), but the name… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Georgia — Georgia1 [jôr′jə] n. a feminine name; dim. Georgie: see GEORGE1 Georgia2 [jôr′jə] 1. [after GEORGE II] Southern state of the SE U.S.: one of the 13 original states; 57,906 sq mi (149,976 sq km); pop. 8,186,000; cap. Atlanta: abbrev. GA or Ga 2.… …   English World dictionary

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