Vicksburg

[ viks-burg ]
/ ˈvɪks bɜrg /

noun

a city in W Mississippi, on the Mississippi River: important Civil War siege and Confederate surrender 1863.

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Vicksburg
/ (ˈvɪksˌbɜːɡ) /

noun

a city in W Mississippi, on the Mississippi River: site of one of the most decisive campaigns (1863) of the American Civil War, in which the Confederates were besieged for nearly seven weeks before capitulating. Pop: 26 005 (2003 est)
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