HyperDic: battle_of_fredericksburg

English > 1 sense of the expression Battle of Fredericksburg:
NOUNactBattle of Fredericksburg, Fredericksburgan important battle in the American Civil War (1862)
English > Battle of Fredericksburg: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningAn important battle in the American Civil War (1862); the Union Army under A. E. Burnside was defeated by the Confederate Army under Robert E. Lee.
SynonymFredericksburg
Instance ofpitched battleA fierce battle fought in close combat between troops in predetermined positions at a chosen time and place
Part ofAmerican Civil War, United States Civil War, War between the Statescivil war in the United States between the North and the South
RegionVirginia, Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA, Va.A state in the eastern United States
Spanishbatalla de Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg
CatalanBatalla de Fredericksburg

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