Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: atlanta
IPA transcription: [ætl'æntə]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Atlanta, capital_of_Georgia
    Meaning: 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
  • Synonyms: Atlanta, battle_of_Atlanta
    Meaning: a siege in which Federal troops under Sherman cut off the railroads supplying the city and then burned it; 1864
Usage examples
  • Undoubtedly, if he had known that a party of Northern raiders had taken it, he would have waited until a locomotive came from Atlanta.
  • Take that other story published in a New York newspaper that on the 10th of last August Thompson Bondifeller's yacht was seen anchored for six hours off Tom Watson's farm, two hundred miles from the sea, and that the Populist candidate, disguised as a bank president, went off with the trust magnate on a cruise from Atlanta, Georgia, to Oklahoma--you don't believe that, do you?"