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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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|Noun||1.||Decatur - United States naval officer remembered for his heroic deeds (1779-1820)|
|2.||Decatur - a city in central Illinois; Abraham Lincoln practiced law here|
|3.||Decatur - a town in northern Alabama on the Tennessee River|
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