Definition of Tennessee
1 river 652 miles (1049 kilometers) long in the eastern U.S. in Tennessee, Alabama, and Kentucky, flowing into the Ohio River
2 state in the southeast central U.S.; capital Nashville area 42,144 square miles (109,153 square kilometers), population 6,346,105 — see also 2tennessean ◆The Mississippi River forms the western boundary of the state of Tennessee.
Tennesseeanplay \ˌte-nə-ˈsē-ən\ adj or noun
TENNESSEE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of Tennessee for English Language Learners
: state of the U.S.
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