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Manassas

[muh-nas-uh s] /məˈnæs əs/
noun
1.
a town in NE Virginia: battles of Bull Run 1861, 1862.
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  • His trophies are the wooden guns from Centreville and Manassas.

  • This was a portion of the force which had expected a fight at Manassas Gap.

  • At last the ambulance appeared—a good one, captured at Manassas.

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  • In the flush of triumph after Manassas they had said "It is over."

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  • Had the missing brigade, the watched for, the hoped for, reached Manassas?

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  • Didn't I say that the old Manassas Gap ain't half so black as she's painted?

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  • Service over the mountain, to the Manassas Gap for the first Richmond train.

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British Dictionary definitions for Manassas

Manassas

/məˈnæsəs/
noun
1.
a town in NE Virginia, west of Alexandria: site of the victory of Confederate forces in the Battles of Bull Run, or First and Second Manassas (1861; 1862), during the American Civil War. Pop: 37 166 (2003 est)
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