HyperDic: gettysburg

English > 2 senses of the word Gettysburg:
NOUNlocationGettysburga small town in southern Pennsylvania
actGettysburg, Battle of Gettysburga battle of the American Civil War (1863)
Gettysburg > pronunciation
Soundsgeh'tiyzberg
Rhymesberg / Berg ... Weinberg: 44 rhymes with erg...
English > Gettysburg: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA small town in southern Pennsylvania; site of a national cemetery.
Instance oftownAn urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
Part ofPennsylvania, Keystone State, PA, Pa.A Mid-Atlantic state
English > Gettysburg: 2 senses > noun 2, 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.
SynonymBattle of Gettysburg
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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