Gettysburg

[ get-iz-burg ]
/ ˈgɛt ɪzˌbɜrg /

noun

a borough in S Pennsylvania: Confederate forces defeated in a crucial battle of the Civil War fought near here on July 1–3, 1863; national cemetery and military park.

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Gettysburg
/ (ˈɡɛtɪzˌbɜːɡ) /

noun

a small town in S Pennsylvania, southwest of Harrisburg: scene of a crucial battle (1863) during the American Civil War, in which Meade's Union forces defeated Lee's Confederate army; site of the national cemetery dedicated by President Lincoln. Pop: 7825 (2003 est)
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