from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A village of northeast Virginia southwest of Fredericksburg. It was the site of a major but inconclusive Civil War battle (May 8–21, 1864).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a village in northeastern Virginia where battles were fought during the American Civil War
  • noun a battle between the armies of Grant and Lee during the Wilderness Campaign


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