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Definition of Vicksburg (noun)
- 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
- a decisive battle in the American Civil War (1863); after being besieged for nearly seven weeks the Confederates surrendered
- synonyms: siege of Vicksburg
Source: Princeton University Wordnet