Definition of Spotsylvania

1. Noun. A village in northeastern Virginia where battles were fought during the American Civil War.

Generic synonyms: Hamlet, Village
Group relationships: Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, Va, Virginia



2. Noun. A battle between the armies of Grant and Lee during the Wilderness Campaign.
Exact synonyms: Battle Of Spotsylvania Courthouse
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Group relationships: Wilderness Campaign
Geographical relationships: Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, Va, Virginia

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spotsylvania

Spondias
Spondias mombin
Spondias purpurea
Spondweni virus
Sporades
Sporanox
Spork
Sporobolus
Sporobolus cryptandrus
Sporobolus poiretii
Sporocystinea
Sporotrichum
Spotsylvania
Sprachgefühl
Spraguea
Spraguea umbellatum
Sprechstimme
Spree
Sprengel pump
Sprengel pumps
Spring Framework
Spring Web Flow
Springbok
Springboks
Springfield
Springfielder

Literary usage of Spotsylvania

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1. The Virginia Handbook by Blair Howard, Mary K. Burnham, Bill Burnham (2005)
"Fredericksburg, spotsylvania County & Stafford County spotsylvania County and the ... Throughout Stafford and spotsylvania counties, and particularly in ..."

2. Report by United States Christian Commission Committee of Maryland (1864)
"It was a meeting of about two hundred thousand men, in fierce terrible and deadly conflict, and now drawn tobe renewed at spotsylvania The loss on both ..."

3. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians, Stanley Mordaunt Leathes (1907)
"Grant made for spotsylvania Court House in order to push forward toward Richmond. Lee made for the same place with the idea of getting between Grant and ..."

4. History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850 by James Ford Rhodes (1899)
"In these battles at spotsylvania he was almost invariably the attacking party; ... The battles in the Wilderness as well as those at spotsylvania are ..."

5. Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography, Under the Editorial Supervision of Lyon edited by Lyon Gardiner Tyler (1915)
"Holladay, Alexander Richmond, born at "Prospect Hill," spotsylvania county, ... received special training under John Lewis, of spotsylvania county, ..."

6. Fighting by Southern Federals: In which the Author Places the Numerical by Charles Carter Anderson (1912)
"The Army of the Potomac started toward spotsylvania the night of May 7th. Rocky Face Ridge, May 8th. The Federals attempted to cross to the east side of ..."

7. Fighting by Southern Federals: In which the Author Places the Numerical by Charles Carter Anderson (1912)
"The Army of the Potomac started toward spotsylvania the night of May 7th. Rocky Face Ridge, May 8th. The Federals attempted to cross to the east side of ..."

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