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Petersburg Syllabification: Pe·ters·burg
Pronunciation: /ˈpēdərzˌbərɡ/

Definition of Petersburg in English:

An industrial and commercial city in southeastern Virginia, south of Richmond, scene of heavy fighting during the Civil War; population 32,916 (est. 2008).

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