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Synonyms of vicksburg

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1. Vicksburg

usage: a town in western Mississippi on bluffs above the Mississippi River to the west of Jackson; focus of an important campaign during the American Civil War as the Union fought to control the Mississippi River and so to cut the Confederacy into two halves

2. Vicksburg, siege of Vicksburg

usage: a decisive battle in the American Civil War (1863); after being besieged for nearly seven weeks the Confederates surrendered

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