from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- An independent city of northeast Virginia north of Richmond. In the Battle of Fredericksburg (December 1862) Ambrose Burnside's Union forces were defeated by Robert E. Lee's smaller Confederate army in one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War. Population: 21,300.
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- n. A city in the northern part of the state of Virginia in the United States
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an 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
- n. a town in northeastern Virginia on the Rappahannock River
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But it was to the north, on the open ground in front of Marye’s Heights, where the name Fredericksburg became seared into a nation’s memory.
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I'm in Fredericksburg right now and the weather is gorgeous.
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And on Friday, he'll be in Fredericksburg at a Get Out the Vote rally for Rep. Rob Wittman (R), who is being challenged by Democrat Krystal Ball.