Meaning of Spotsylvania

Spot•syl•va•ni•a

Pronunciation: (spot"sil-vā'nē-u, -vān'yu), [key]
— n.
  1. a village in NE Virginia: the scene of Civil War battles between the armies of Grant and Lee, May 8–21, 1864.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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