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1. An ancient village of central Palestine northwest of the Dead Sea. In the Bible, it was a meeting place and sanctuary for the Israelites and the site of a tabernacle where the Ark of the Covenant was kept until its capture by the Philistines.
2. A locality in southwest Tennessee east of Memphis. The Civil War Battle of Shiloh (April 6-7, 1862) ended in the withdrawal of Confederate troops but claimed more than 10,000 casualties on both the Union and Confederate sides.
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(Placename) a town in central ancient Palestine, in Canaan on the E slope of Mount Ephraim: keeping place of the tabernacle and the ark; destroyed by the Philistines
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(ˈʃaɪ loʊ)

1. a military national park in SW Tennessee: Civil War battle 1862.
2. an ancient town in central Palestine, west of the Jordan River.
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Noun1.Shiloh - the second great battle of the American Civil War (1862)Shiloh - the second great battle of the American Civil War (1862); the battle ended with the withdrawal of Confederate troops but it was not a Union victory
American Civil War, United States Civil War, War between the States - civil war in the United States between the North and the South; 1861-1865
Tennessee, TN, Volunteer State - a state in east central United States
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