Georgia has two principal meanings:

  • Georgia (country), a country in the Caucasus, previously known as:
    • Various earlier Georgian kingdoms and states; see History of Georgia (country)
    • Democratic Republic of Georgia (1918–21)
    • Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic (1921–91), part of the Soviet Union
  • Georgia (U.S. state), previously known as:
    • The State of Georgia (1861–65), part of the Confederate States of America; see Georgia in the American Civil War
    • Province of Georgia (1732–76)

Georgia may also refer to:

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Famous quotes containing the word georgia:

    Georgia, Georgia, no peace I find, just an old sweet song keeps Georgia on my mind.
    Stuart Gorrell (d. 1963)

    Being a Georgia author is a rather specious dignity, on the same order as, for the pig, being a Talmadge ham.
    Flannery O’Connor (1925–1964)

    I am perhaps being a bit facetious but if some of my good Baptist brethren in Georgia had done a little preaching from the pulpit against the K.K.K. in the ‘20s, I would have a little more genuine American respect for their Christianity!
    Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945)