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Gettysburg, Battle of

Syllabification: Get·tys·burg, Battle of

Definition of Gettysburg, Battle of in English:

A decisive battle of the Civil War, fought near the town of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania in July 1863. A Union army under General Meade repulsed the Confederate army of General Lee and forced him to abandon his invasion of the north.

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