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Thread #64354 Message #1051659
Posted By: Mark Clark
11-Nov-03 - 11:15 AM
Thread Name: how do you pronounce Antietam?
Subject: RE: how do you pronounce Antietam?
From The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition:
An·tie·tam (ăn-tē'təm)Clicking on the word will play a WAV file of the word, correctly spoken.
A creek of north-central Maryland emptying into the Potomac River. The bloody and inconclusive Civil War Battle of Antietam (or Sharpsburg, as it is often called in the South) was fought along its banks on September 17, 1862.