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vicksburg

 
Noun vicksburg has 2 senses
  1. Vicksburg - a town in western Mississippi on bluffs above the Mississippi River 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
    --1 is a kind of
    town
    --1 is a part of Mississippi, Magnolia State, MS
  2. Vicksburg, siege of Vicksburg - a decisive battle in the American Civil War (1863); after being besieged for nearly seven weeks the Confederates surrendered
    --2 is a kind of siege, besieging, beleaguering, military blockade
    --2 is a part of American Civil War, United States Civil War, War between the States
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