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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SAVANNAH

He it was who forged the shaft of the Savannah, the first steamship which crossed the Atlantic.

During the voyage to Savannah this sense of comfort became stronger.

I could send a dispatch from Savannah, you could make some excuse!

"I suppose the Savannah had that distinction," was the reply.

Savannah suffered least of the fair Atlantic sisterhood, from the blockade.

There were also two small ones on the stocks at Charleston, and another at Savannah.

I was too glad to get started for Savannah, where I knew we'd meet Corny, if she was alive.

As the hull passed the window, Mont read her name, which was the Firefly of Savannah.

White apparitions were seen on the Atlantic seaboard near Savannah.

I threaded through a thicket and came out into a brief expanse of savannah.

WORD ORIGIN

also savanna, "treeless plain," 1550s, from Spanish sabana, earlier zavana "treeless plain," from Taino (Arawakan) zabana. In U.S. use, especially in Florida, "a tract of low-lying marshy ground" (1670s).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SAVANNAH

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nounflat grassland
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