capital of Tenn., on the Cumberland River and in Davidson county, with which it constitutes a metropolitan government (Nash′ville-Da′vidson)
Origin of Nashvilleafter Genesis Francis Nash (1720-77)
- Country music.
- The country music industry.
Origin of NashvilleAfter Nashville1.
The capital of Tennessee, in the north-central part of the state northeast of Memphis. Founded in 1779 as Fort Nashborough, it was renamed in 1784 and became the permanent capital in 1843. Nashville is a port of entry and major commercial center known especially for its country music industry.