Chattanooga



[chat-uh-noo-guh] /ˌtʃæt əˈnu gə/

noun
1.
a city in SE Tennessee, on the Tennessee River: Civil War battle 1863.
/ˌtʃætəˈnuːɡə/
noun
1.
a city in SE Tennessee, on the Tennessee River: scene of two battles during the Civil War, in which the North defeated the Confederates, cleared Tennessee, and opened the way to Georgia (1863). Pop: 154 887 (2003 est)

city in Tennessee, of uncertain origin, said to be either Cherokee or Muskogee; cf. Muskogee cvto “rock” (in Chattahoochee, etc.); the entire name is said to mean “rock rising to a point,” which might describe nearby Lookout Mountain.

City in eastern Tennessee.

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