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Petersburg

[pee-terz-burg]
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noun
  1. a city in SE Virginia: besieged by Union forces 1864–65.
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Petersburg

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  1. a city in SE Virginia, on the Appomattox River: scene of prolonged fighting (1864–65) during the final months of the American Civil War. Pop: 33 091 (2003 est)
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