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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 with capital Nashville
    - Volunteer State, TN, Tenn.

Type of: American state, river

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

Encyclopedia: Tennessee, Illinois