Definition of Georgia from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



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a US state in the Deep South. It was named after King George II of Great Britain and was one of the 13 original American states. It later joined the Confederate States. Georgia's popular names are the Peach State and the Empire State of the South. Its capital and largest city is Atlanta. Important products of the state include paper, textiles, cotton, tobacco and peaches.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Georgia