Definitions of tennessee

  1. a state in east central United States
  2. a river formed by the confluence of two other rivers near Knoxville; it follows a U- shaped course to become a tributary of the Ohio River in western Kentucky

Usage examples for tennessee

  1. " Al's right, Doc," said the Tennessee Shad, entering the discussion. – The Varmint by Owen Johnson F. R. Gruger
  2. This was Tennessee which was an offshoot from North Carolina. – This Country Of Ours by H. E. Marshall Author: Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
  3. The flag's come back to Tennessee – The American Union Speaker by John D. Philbrick
  4. We want to let some law into west Tennessee a hanging or two would clear the air! – The Prodigal Judge by Vaughan Kester
  5. In the Tennessee Mountains. – Stories of the Foot-hills by Margaret Collier Graham