Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: shiloh
IPA transcription: [ʃ'aɪloʊ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Shiloh, battle_of_Shiloh, battle_of_Pittsburgh_Landing
    Meaning: 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
Usage examples
  • "Ah," murmured Dick, "the little church of Shiloh!"
  • Bet your life, they are a part of the plunder from Shiloh.
  • Our command was now hurried to the Shiloh battlefield, of course too late to be of any use.
  • Ah, though she knew it not, he was then lying cold in death upon the bloody field of Shiloh.
  • Then they heard that Enna had been married again to another Confederate officer, about a year after her first husband's death; that Walter had fallen at Shiloh, that Arthur was killed in the battle of Luka, and that his mother, hearing of it just as she was convalescing from an attack of fever, had a relapse and died a few days after.