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1. A city of northern Alabama on the Tennessee River north of Birmingham near Huntsville. Most of the original city was destroyed during the Civil War.
2. A city of central Illinois east of Springfield on the Sangamon River. Abraham Lincoln practiced law here.
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(Biography) Stephen. 1779–1820, US naval officer, noted for his raid on Tripoli harbour (1804) and his role in the War of 1812
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1. Stephen, 1779–1820, U.S. naval officer.
2. a city in central Illinois. 88,220.
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Noun1.Decatur - United States naval officer remembered for his heroic deeds (1779-1820)Decatur - United States naval officer remembered for his heroic deeds (1779-1820)
2.Decatur - a city in central Illinois; Abraham Lincoln practiced law here
IL, Illinois, Land of Lincoln, Prairie State - a midwestern state in north-central United States
3.Decatur - a town in northern Alabama on the Tennessee River
Alabama, Camellia State, Heart of Dixie, AL - a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
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Synopsis: A celebrity for his heroics in the Barbary Wars and the War of 1812, Commodore Stephen Decatur built his home in 1818 within sight of the President's House with prize money awarded to him by Congress for his military victories.
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Related to the importance of the work that will continue at the company's office in Decatur, this will be designated the North American headquarters, besides the regional headquarters in Rolle, Switzerland; Sao Paulo, Brazil; and Shanghai, China, it mentioned.
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Fifty miles south in Decatur, Illinois, a very similar circumstance faced the Decatur Commodores, another Three-I club trying to secure its professional and organizational livelihood.