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A common nickname for Atlanta popularized thoughout the United States and abroad for over two decades by the marketing efforts of the Atlanta Convention Bureau and various trade and tourist organizations.

The "Hot" in "Hotlanta" refers to the many wonderful things to do in Atlanta, especially the sexy nightlife Atlanta is famous for. To a lesser degree, it also refers to the hot summer temperatures common to Atlanta.

While in the past, the term "Hotlanta" was used primarily by those visiting Atlanta, with over 340,000 Google entries, "Hotlanta" is now commonly used by most Atlantans and has become synonymous with "Atlanta".
I'm going into Hotlanta to have some fun tonight.
by John Pennington August 23, 2007
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A celebrity free pass is an agreement between you and your significant other that if you meet said celebrity and there is an opportunity to sleep with them, your partner cannot get mad at you for doing so because you had agreed before hand that this person was your celebrity free pass. It is ideal if both of you in the relationship choose a celebrity free pass so that the playing field is even.
Julia met Drake at a bar, and hooked up with him, knowing that her significant other could not be mad at her, because Drake was her celebrity free pass.
by gingerale011 March 25, 2011
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Atlanta, Georgia. "Hot" refers to both weather and social climate.
We drove into Hotlanta to party last summer.
by Stroll June 28, 2004
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The name that idiots who don't even live in Georgia call the city of Atlanta.

Nobody that actually lives in Atlanta says this. Ever.
JohnO: So yea, I live in Norcross, right outside of Atlanta.
Idiot: Dam fool! You live in Hotlanta?!
JohnO: Please go die. Right away.
by therealjohno December 02, 2004
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Archaic name of Atlanta, Ga. used in the same sense as "Christiana" (Oslo) or "New Amsterdam" (Manhattan). After the Leo Frank incident it was decided that more civility was needed, thus the institution of neo-traditional placenames.
Scarlett: If you go, where shall I go? what shall I do? What could be more crunk than Hotlanta?
Rhett Butler: Frankly my dear, get out tha way bitch, get out tha way
by Shelby Dade Foote, Jr. August 08, 2011
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Refers to Atlanta, Georgia. Possibly the stupidest term used to rep the best city in the world. Nobody from the ATL ever actually uses this term.
Some Yankee: So I hear you're from Hotlanta. What a stupid name!
ATL Person: Yeah, 'cause people not from here's what made it up. *lays the smack down* Repin' the ATL, fool, wat!
by Marya November 16, 2005
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Atlanta, Georgia and vicinity.
"Hot" refers to the weather, the social climate and the black people that's representing.
Hotlanta is the best place for today's black people?
by Mr. Terrence L. Trezvant April 25, 2005
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