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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A locality in eastern Virginia east-northeast of Richmond. Confederate forces defeated Union troops here in two Civil War battles (1862 and 1864).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An inn.
  • n. A protection at a wayside for travelers who are benighted or benumbed with cold.

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