HyperDic: battle_of_gettysburg

English > 1 sense of the expression Battle of Gettysburg:
NOUNactBattle of Gettysburg, Gettysburga battle of the American Civil War (1863)
English > Battle of Gettysburg: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningA battle of the American Civil War (1863); the defeat of Robert E. Lee's invading Confederate Army was a major victory for the Union.
SynonymGettysburg
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
RegionPennsylvania, Keystone State, PA, Pa.A Mid-Atlantic state
Spanishbatalla de Gettysburg, Gettysburg

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