siege of Vicksburg

Definitions of siege of Vicksburg
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n a decisive battle in the American Civil War (1863); after being besieged for nearly seven weeks the Confederates surrendered

Synonyms:
Vicksburg
Example of:
beleaguering, besieging, military blockade, siege
the action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack

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