HyperDic: battle_of_atlanta

English > 1 sense of the expression battle of Atlanta:
NOUNactbattle of Atlanta, Atlantaa siege in which Federal troops / troops under Sherman cut off the railroads supplying the city and then burned it
English > battle of Atlanta: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningA siege in which Federal troops / troops under Sherman cut off the railroads supplying the city and then burned it; 1864.
SynonymAtlanta
Instance ofsiege, besieging, beleaguering, military blockadeThe action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack
Part ofAmerican Civil War, United States Civil War, War between the Statescivil war in the United States between the North and the South
RegionAtlanta, capital of Georgiastate capital and largest city of Georgia
SpanishAtlanta
CatalanAtlanta

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