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Appomattox

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.

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Syllabification: Ap·po·mat·tox

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