Tennessean

or Ten·nes·see·an

[ ten-uh-see-uhn ]
/ ˌtɛn əˈsi ən /

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of the state of Tennessee or its inhabitants.

noun

a native or inhabitant of the state of Tennessee.

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Origin of Tennessean

An Americanism dating back to 1805–15; Tennessee + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for Tennessean

Tennessean
/ (ˌtɛnɪˈsiːən) /

noun

a native or inhabitant of Tennessee

adjective

of or relating to Tennessee or its inhabitants
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