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Vicksburg Line breaks: Vicks|burg
Pronunciation: /ˈvɪksbəːɡ/

Definition of Vicksburg in English:

A city on the Mississippi River, in western Mississippi; population 24,974 (est. 2008). In 1863, during the American Civil War, it was successfully besieged by Union forces. It was the last Confederate-held outpost on the river and its loss effectively split the secessionist states in half.

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