Definition of Tennessee from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



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a south-eastern US state, also called the Volunteer State. It became a state in 1796 and later joined the Confederate States. Many Civil War battles were fought there. The largest city is Memphis and the capital city is Nashville. Tourist attractions include the Great Smoky Mountains, Graceland and the Grand Ole Opry. Its products include tobacco, cotton, chemicals, textiles and electrical goods. see also Tennessee Valley Authority
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