HyperDic: siege_of_vicksburg

English > 1 sense of the expression siege of Vicksburg:
NOUNactsiege of Vicksburg, Vicksburga decisive battle in the American Civil War (1863)
English > siege of Vicksburg: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningA decisive battle in the American Civil War (1863); after being besieged for nearly seven weeks the Confederates surrendered.
Instance ofsiege, besieging, beleaguering, military blockadeThe action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack
Part ofAmerican Civil War, United States Civil War, War between the Statescivil war in the United States between the North and the South
RegionMississippi, Magnolia State, MS, Miss.A state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico
Spanishasedio de Vicksburg
CatalanSetge de Vicksburg

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