Appomattox

[ ap-uh-mat-uh ks ]
/ ˌæp əˈmæt əks /

noun

a town in central Virginia where Lee surrendered to Grant on April 9, 1865, ending the Civil War.
a river flowing E from E central Virginia to the James River. 137 miles (220 km) long.
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Appomattox

/ (ˌæpəˈmætəks) /

noun

a village in central Virginia where the Confederate army under Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant's Union forces on April 9, 1865, effectively ending the American Civil War
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