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Meade, George Syllabification: Meade, George

Definition of Meade, George in English:

( 1815–72), US army officer; born in Spain to American parents; full name George Gordon Meade. A veteran of the Mexican War, he commanded the Army of the Potomac 1863–65 during the Civil War. He is most noted for his victory at Gettysburg in 1863.

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