Georgia

geographical name Geor·gia \ ˈjȯr-jə \

Definition of Georgia

1 state of the southeastern U.S. bordering on the Atlantic; capital Atlanta area 58,910 square miles (152,577 square kilometers), population 9,687,653 — see also 3georgian
2 or Republic of Georgia independent country of southwestern Asia bordering on the Black Sea and the European part of Russia and including the autonomous republics of Abkhazia and Ajaria and the autonomous region of South Ossetia; an ancient and medieval kingdom, later (1936–91) a constituent republic of the U.S.S.R.; capital Tbilisi area 26,911 square miles (69,699 square kilometers), population 4,634,000 — see also 1georgian

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