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Petersburg

[ pee-terz-burg ]
/ ˈpi tərzˌbɜrg /
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noun
a city in SE Virginia: besieged by Union forces 1864–65.
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British Dictionary definitions for Petersburg

Petersburg
/ (ˈpiːtəzˌbɜːɡ) /

noun
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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