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Fayetteville

[fey-it-vil] /ˈfeɪ ɪtˌvɪl/
noun
1.
a city in S North Carolina.
2.
a city in NW Arkansas.
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Encyclopedia Article for Fayetteville

city, seat of Washington county, northwestern Arkansas, U.S., in the Ozarks on the White River, adjacent to Springdale (north). No settlement existed there when the site, on the Overland Mail Route, was chosen as the county seat in 1828. The community, first named Washington Court House, was renamed for Fayetteville, Tennessee, in 1829.

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