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Noun: Tennessee  ,te-nu'see or 'te-nu,see
  1. A river formed by the confluence of two other rivers near Knoxville; it follows a U-shaped course to become a tributary of the Ohio River in western Kentucky
    - Tennessee River
  2. A state in east central United States
    - Volunteer State, TN

Type of: American state, river

Part of: America, Bluegrass State, Confederacy, Confederate States, Confederate States of America, Dixie, Dixieland, Kentucky, KY, South, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA

Encyclopedia: Tennessee, IL