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Inkerman

[ing-ker-mahn] /ˈɪŋ kərˌmɑn/
noun
1.
a town in S Crimea, in S Ukraine: Russian defeat by the English and French 1854.
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  • Then the French came to the aid of the English troops, and the battle of Inkerman was won.

    Lord John Russell

    Stuart J. Reid
  • He was adjutant of his regiment at the Alma, and at Inkerman.

  • Inkerman was not unappropriately christened "the soldiers' battle."

    Battles of English History

    H. B. (Hereford Brooke) George
  • The victory of Inkerman marked a decisive point in the campaign.

    Battles of English History

    H. B. (Hereford Brooke) George
  • Some rogues are and some are not, said Mr. Inkerman, when the laugh had subsided.

    Rejected of Men Howard Pyle
  • Our right attack was connected by a trench with the Inkerman attack.

    The British Expedition to the Crimea William Howard Russell
  • The French were sent down from Inkerman on a similar errand.

    The British Expedition to the Crimea William Howard Russell
  • No, no, you may be sure of it; but in with Kate of Colonsay, giving the maid the bloody tale of Inkerman.

    Bud Neil Munro
  • On the 5th of November, 1854, I was at the battle of Inkerman, and under fire.

  • I remember hearing how, just before the battle of Inkerman——'

    Niece Catherine Mary Hampden
British Dictionary definitions for Inkerman

Inkerman

/ˈɪŋkəmən; Russian inkɪrˈman/
noun
1.
a village in Ukraine, in the S Crimea east of Sevastopol: scene of a battle during the Crimean War in which British and French forces defeated the Russians (1854)
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