HyperDic: fredericksburg

English > 2 senses of the word Fredericksburg:
NOUNlocationFredericksburga town in northeastern Virginia on the Rappahannock River
actFredericksburg, Battle of Fredericksburgan important battle in the American Civil War (1862)
Fredericksburg > pronunciation
Soundsfreh'derihksberg; freh'drihksberg
Rhymesberg / Berg ... Weinberg: 44 rhymes with erg...
English > Fredericksburg: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA town in northeastern Virginia on the Rappahannock River.
Instance oftownAn urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
Part ofVirginia, Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA, Va.A state in the eastern United States
SpanishFredericksburg
English > Fredericksburg: 2 senses > noun 2, 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.
SynonymBattle of Fredericksburg
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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