Definition of Georgia in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɔːdʒə/
1A country in the Caucasus of SW Asia, on the eastern shore of the Black Sea; population 4,615,800 (est. 2009); languages, Georgian (official), Russian, and Armenian; capital, Tbilisi.

An independent kingdom in medieval times, Georgia became part of the Russian empire in the 19th century and then was absorbed into the Soviet Union. On the break-up of the USSR in 1991, Georgia became an independent republic outside the Commonwealth of Independent States.

2A state of the south-eastern US, on the Atlantic coast; population 9,685,744 (est. 2008); capital, Atlanta. Founded as an English colony in 1732 and named after George II, it became one of the original thirteen states of the Union (1788).

Words that rhyme with Georgia

forger, gorger

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