Definition of Georgia in English:


proper noun

  • 1A country in southwestern Asia, on the eastern shore of the Black Sea; population 4,615,800 (est. 2009); capital, Tbilisi; languages, Georgian (official), Russian, and Armenian.

  • 2A state in the southeastern US, on the Atlantic coast; population 9,685,744 (est. 2008); capital, Atlanta; statehood, Jan. 2, 1788 (4). Founded as an English colony in 1732 and named after George II, it was one of the original thirteen states. It was the site of General Sherman's “March to the Sea” in 1864 during the Civil War.