or Harper's Ferry
[ hahr-perz ]
/ ˈhɑr pərz /
a town in NE West Virginia at the confluence of the Shenandoah and Potomac rivers: site of John Brown's raid 1859.
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British Dictionary definitions for harper's ferry
/ (ˈhɑːpəz) /
a village in NE West Virginia, at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers: site of an arsenal seized by John Brown (1859). Pop: 302 (2003 est)
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Culture definitions for harper's ferry
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