Definition of Tennessee Valley Authority in English:

Tennessee Valley Authority

Line breaks: Ten|nes|see Val¦ley Au¦thor|ity
Pronunciation: /ˈtɛnəsiːˈvaliɔːˈθɒrəti
(abbreviation: TVA)
An independent federal government agency in the US, created in 1933 as part of the New Deal proposals. Responsible for the development of the whole Tennessee River basin, it provides one of the world’s greatest irrigation and hydroelectric power systems.

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