Gainesville

geographical name
Gaines·​ville | \ ˈgānz-ˌvil How to pronounce Gainesville (audio) , -vəl \

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1 city in north central Florida population 124,354
2 city in northern Georgia northeast of Atlanta population 33,804

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“Gainesville.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gainesville. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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