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Andersonville

Syllabification: An·der·son·ville
Pronunciation: /ˈandərsənˌvil
 
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Definition of Andersonville in English:

A village in southwestern Georgia, near Americus, that was the site of a large and infamous Confederate prison camp during the Civil War.

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