Associations to the word «Petersburg»

Wiktionary

PETERSBURG, proper noun. A city in Virginia; various other towns and cities, including
PETERSBURG, proper noun. Alaska
PETERSBURG, proper noun. Illinois
PETERSBURG, proper noun. Indiana
PETERSBURG, proper noun. Michigan
PETERSBURG, proper noun. A city in North Dakota
PETERSBURG, proper noun. A town in Tennessee
PETERSBURG, proper noun. A city in Texas
PETERSBURG, proper noun. A city in West Virginia
PETERSBURG, proper noun. A campaign in the American Civil War
PETERSBURG, proper noun. Saint Petersburg, formerly Leningrad, a city in Russia
PETERSBURG PARADOX, noun. A paradox, related to probability, where the expected win for repeated play of a game is infinite, so it seems that a player should be willing to pay any price to take part.

Dictionary definition

PETERSBURG, noun. A town in southeastern Virginia (south of Richmond); scene of heavy fighting during the American Civil War.
PETERSBURG, noun. The final campaign of the American Civil War (1864-65); Union forces under Grant besieged and finally defeated Confederate forces under Lee.

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