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Yorktown

[ yawrk-toun ]
/ ˈyɔrkˌtaʊn /
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noun
a village in SE Virginia: surrender (October 19, 1781) of Cornwallis to Washington in the American Revolution.
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Yorktown
/ (ˈjɔːkˌtaʊn) /

noun
a village in SE Virginia: scene of the surrender (1781) of the British under Cornwallis to the Americans under Washington at the end of the War of American Independence
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