Spotsylvania

Spotsylvania
noun
1. a village in northeastern Virginia where battles were fought during the American Civil War
Instance Hypernyms: ↑village, ↑hamlet
Part Holonyms: ↑Virginia, ↑Old Dominion, ↑Old Dominion State, ↑VA
2. a battle between the armies of Grant and Lee during the Wilderness Campaign
Regions: ↑Virginia, ↑Old Dominion, ↑Old Dominion State, ↑VA
Instance Hypernyms: ↑pitched battle
Part Holonyms: ↑Wilderness Campaign

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/spot'sil vay"nee euh, -vayn"yeuh/, n.
a village in NE Virginia: the scene of Civil War battles between the armies of Grant and Lee, May 8-21, 1864.

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