Definition of Appomattox in English:

Appomattox

Syllabification: Ap·po·mat·tox
Pronunciation: /ˌapəˈmadəks
 
/
A historic site in central Virginia, at the head of the Appomattox River, where Robert E. Lee’s surrender of his Confederate forces in April 1865 ended the Civil War.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day demoralize
Pronunciation: dɪˈmɒrəlʌɪz
verb
cause (someone) to lose confidence or hope