Origin of AugustaL, feminine of Augustus
a feminine name
- city in EC Ga., in Richmond county, with which it constitutes a metropolitan government (Augusta-Richmond County)
- capital of Me., on the Kennebec River
Origin of Augustaprob. after Pamela Augusta Dearborn, daughter of a general in the Am Revolution
Origin of Augustaafter Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, mother of George III
- A city of eastern Georgia on the South Carolina border north-northwest of Savannah. It is a popular resort known especially for its golf tournaments.x
- The capital of Maine, in the southwest part of the state on the Kennebec River north-northeast of Portland. A trading post was established here in 1628.x
- Astorga was the Roman Asturica Augusta, a provincial capital, and the meeting-place of four military roads.
- - The Southern presbyteries of the Old School Assembly withdrew in 1861, and delegates from ten southern synods (47 presbyteries) met in Augusta, Georgia, in December, and organized as the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the Confederate States of America, which included 700 ministers, 1000 churches and 75,000 communicants.
- Eu (Augusta) was in existence under the Romans.
- In South Australia, at Leigh's Creek, north of Port Augusta, coalbeds have been discovered.
- AUGUSTA, the capital of Maine, U.S.A., and the county-seat of Kennebec county, on the Kennebec river 1 (at the head of navigation), 44 m.