Pronunciation: ( jôr'ju), [key]
1. a state in the SE United States. 5,464,265; 58,876 sq. mi. (152,489 sq. km). Cap.: Atlanta. Abbr.: GA (for use with zip code), Ga.
2. Also called Geor'gian Repub'lic. a republic in Transcaucasia, bordering on the Black Sea, N of Turkey and Armenia: an independent kingdom for ab. 2000 years. 5,167,000; 26,872 sq. mi. (69,700 sq. km). Cap.: Tbilisi. See map on next page.
3. Strait of, an inlet of the Pacific in SW Canada between Vancouver Island and the mainland. 150 mi. (240 km) long.
4. a female given name: George + feminine ending -a.
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