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De·ca·tur

 (dĭ-kā′tər)
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.

Decatur

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n
(Biography) Stephen. 1779–1820, US naval officer, noted for his raid on Tripoli harbour (1804) and his role in the War of 1812

De•ca•tur

(dɪˈkeɪ tər)

n.
1. Stephen, 1779–1820, U.S. naval officer.
2. a city in central Illinois. 88,220.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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