Definition of Harpers Ferry in English:

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Harpers Ferry

Pronunciation: /hɑːpəzˈfɛri/
A small town in Jefferson County, West Virginia. It is famous for a raid in October 1859 in which John Brown and a group of abolitionists captured a Federal arsenal located there.

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