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Meaning of Antietam

An•tie•tam

Pronunciation: (an-tē'tum), [key]
— n.
  1. a creek flowing from S Pennsylvania through NW Maryland into the Potomac: Civil War battle fought near here at Sharpsburg, Maryland, in 1862.
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