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Augusta

[ aw-guhs-tuh, uh-guhs- ]
/ ɔˈgʌs tə, əˈgʌs- /
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noun

a city in E Georgia, on the Savannah River.
a city in and the capital of Maine, in the SW part, on the Kennebec River.
a female given name.

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Augusta
/ (ɔːˈɡʌstə) /

noun

a city in the US, in Georgia. Pop: 193 316 (2003 est) (including Richmond)
a port in S Italy, in E Sicily. Pop: 33 820 (2001)
a town in the US, in Maine: the state capital; founded (1628) as a trading post; timber industry. Pop: 18 618 (2003 est)
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