city in SE Tenn., on the Tennessee River at the Ga. border: pop. 156,000
< AmInd (Creek or Cherokee); meaning uncert.
See Chattanooga in American Heritage Dictionary 4
A city of southeast Tennessee on the Georgia border southeast of Nashville. A major rail junction and port of entry on the Tennessee River, it was strategically important during the Civil War and was finally taken by Union forces in November 1863. Population: 155,000.