HyperDic: chancellorsville

English > 2 senses of the word Chancellorsville:
NOUNlocationChancellorsvillea village in northeastern Virginia
actChancellorsvillea major battle in the American Civil War (1863)
English > Chancellorsville: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA village in northeastern Virginia.
Instance ofvillage, hamletA settlement smaller than a town
Part ofVirginia, Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA, Va.A state in the eastern United States
SpanishChancellorsville
English > Chancellorsville: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA major battle in the American Civil War (1863); the Confederates under Robert E. Lee defeated the Union forces under Joseph Hooker.
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 Chancellorsville, Chancellorsville

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