Georgia vs Smyrna - What's the difference?

georgia | smyrna |


As a proper noun georgia

is georgia (country and us state).

As a noun smyrna is

myrrh.

georgia

Etymology 1

Probably from the Persian designation of the Georgians as . In the West, the Persian and Arabic forms has been associated, through folk etymology, with the word (etyl) Georgius, from (etyl) .

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • A country in Caucasus region of Eurasia. Official name: Georgia. Capital: (l).
  • Derived terms
    * (l)
    Synonyms
    * (l), (l)
    See also
    * * Tbilisi * Georgian SSR

    Etymology 2

    Named for of Great Britain.

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • A state of the United States of America. Capital: Atlanta.
  • Derived terms
    * GA * Georgian
    Synonyms
    * Jawjuh
    See also
    *

    Etymology 3

    Latinate feminine form of George, from (etyl) .

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • .
  • * 1949 , Except for Me and Thee , Macmillan (1969), page 9:
  • "Georgia'?" his mother said. "Why in the world would a mother want to give her daughter such an outlandish name?" "It's no more outlandish than Jesse Griffith." "Why, Jesse G., thee's named for thy two grandfathers." "' Georgia' s named for a whole state."

    smyrna

    English

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • (chiefly, historical) A port city on the Aegean coast of western Asia Minor founded in circa the 11th century BC on the site of the present-day Turkish city of .
  • A town in Delaware
  • A city in Georgia, USA
  • A town in Maine
  • A town and village in New York
  • A town in South Carolina
  • A town in Tennessee
  • Meronyms

    * New Smyrna * Old Smyrna * Smyrna proper