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War of 1812, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishWar of 1812, thethe War of 1812War of 1812, the /ˌwɔːr əv ˌeɪtiːn ˈtwelv/ 🔊 🔊 a war between the US and the UK, which was fought from 1812 to 1815, and which was caused mainly by trade problems. During the war, British soldiers burned the white house and other buildings in Washington, D.C.
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