Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: tennessee
IPA transcription: [t,ɛnəs'i]
Pronunciations of tennessee
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Tennessee, Volunteer_State, TN
    Meaning: a state in east central United States
Usage examples
  • Here he found little trouble in finding means to cross the Tennessee River.
  • I refer to Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee.
  • We've sneaked through the Union lines from Kentucky, and came across the Tennessee yesterday.
  • Young Pershing had early caught the fever, and had worked with construction gangs in Kentucky and Tennessee.
  • At that time there was a considerable emigration setting through the State from Kentucky and Tennessee to Missouri.
  • They had set forth from Corinth in the highest hopes, fully expecting to drive Grant's army into the Tennessee River.
  • The other, looking back over the way he had come, seemed not to hear Jed's question, and the native continued, "Mine's Holland. Pap an' Mam they come from Tennessee.
  • Washington dreamed his way along the street, his fancy flitting from grain to hogs, from hogs to banks, from banks to eye-water, from eye-water to Tennessee Land, and lingering but a feverish moment upon each of these fascinations.
  • All the rivers that are tributary to the Ohio, such as the Monongahela, the Alleghany, the Muskingum, the Tennessee, the Cumberland, the Kentucky, the Wabash, the Miami, the Licking, the Scioto, the Big Sandy, the Kanawha, the Hocking, and the Great Beaver, besides numerous smaller streams, have their own valleys that have been worn away by the same process, and to a greater depth than they now appear to be.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Emily Donelson, License CC BY-SA 4.0
1. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording George H. W. Bush, License CC BY-SA 4.0