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Appomattox

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishAppomattoxAp‧po‧mat‧tox /ˌæpəˈmætəks/ 🔊 🔊 a town in Virginia, US, known as the place where General Robert E. lee, the leader of the confederate army, surrendered to General Ulysses S. grant, the leader of the union army, and therefore ended the American civil war. The place where he surrendered is now a national park.
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