- a city in and the capital of Tennessee, in the central part: battle 1864.
- a state in the SE United States. 42,246 sq. mi. (109,415 sq. km). Capital: Nashville. Abbreviation: TN (for use with zip code), Tenn.
- a river flowing from E Tennessee through N Alabama, W Tennessee, and SW Kentucky into the Ohio near Paducah. 652 miles (1050 km) long.
Examples from the Web for nashville
Secondly, what's with choosing Swift, a 24-year-old born in Pennsylvania and bred in Nashville, to represent NYC?New York Is Taylor Swift’s New Boyfriend
October 28, 2014
That afternoon, in response, the students led a silent march through the streets of Nashville to the steps of City Hall.
A few weeks later, Nashville became the first major Southern city in which blacks and whites could sit together and eat lunch.
And though as on that day in 1960, the students marching through Nashville this weekend were silent, their convictions are loud.
In October, it will host a conference in Nashville on “The Gospel, Homosexuality and the Future of Marriage.”Southern Baptists Take Baby Steps Away from the Culture Wars
June 14, 2014
It was not until 1809 that a barge was warped upstream from New Orleans to Nashville.Union and Democracy
One night we were in the side private box at the theatre in Nashville.Memoirs
Charles Godfrey Leland
Started on the return to Nashville at three o'clock in the morning.
We learn from a reliable source that Nashville has been evacuated.
Bragg has left Kentucky, and is thought to be hastening toward Nashville.
- a city in central Tennessee, the state capital, on the Cumberland River: an industrial and commercial centre, noted for its recording industry. Pop (including Davidson): 544 765 (2003 est)
- a state of the E central US: consists of a plain in the west, rising to the Appalachians and the Cumberland Plateau in the east. Capital: Nashville. Pop: 5 841 748 (2003 est). Area: 109 412 sq km (42 244 sq miles)Abbreviation: Tenn, (with zip code) TN
- a river in the E central US, flowing southwest from E Tennessee into N Alabama, then west and north to the Ohio River at Paducah: the longest tributary of the Ohio; includes a series of dams and reservoirs under the Tennessee Valley Authority. Length: 1049 km (652 miles)
Word Origin and History for nashville
capital of Tennessee, U.S., named for Gen. Francis Nash (1742-1777) of North Carolina, U.S. Revolutionary War hero killed at the Battle of Germantown. The surname is attested from 1296 in Sussex Subsidy Rolls, atten Eysse, atte Nasche (with assimilation of -n- from a preposition; see N), meaning "near an ash tree," or "near a place called Ash." In reference to a type of country & western music that originated there, 1963.
state and river, from Cherokee (Iroquoian) village name ta'nasi', of unknown origin.
City in central Tennessee.