2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Atlanta \At*lan"ta\, noun [NL., fr. Gr. ?.] (Zool.) A genus of small glassy heteropod mollusks found swimming at the surface in mid ocean. See {Heteropod}.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: 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 [syn: {Atlanta}, {capital of Georgia}]

2: a siege in which Federal troops under Sherman cut off the railroads supplying the city and then burned it; 1864 [syn: {Atlanta}, {battle of Atlanta}]

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