Oak Ridge

geographical name

Definition of Oak Ridge

city west of Knoxville in eastern Tennessee population 29,330

Note: Oak Ridge was established by the U.S. government in World War II as a vast complex for nuclear research and development and was incorporated as a city in 1959.

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“Oak Ridge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oak%20Ridge. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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