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[ing-ker-mahn] /ˈɪŋ kərˌmɑn/
a town in S Crimea, in S Ukraine: Russian defeat by the English and French 1854. Unabridged
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  • In 1872 he would speak pathetically of his “Crimean muddle,” perplexed, as he well might be, by the intricacies of Inkerman.

    A. W. Kinglake W. Tuckwell
  • He was adjutant of his regiment at the Alma, and at Inkerman.

  • Last night I finished reading aloud to Mr. Lewes the "Inkerman" volume, and we both thank you heartily for the valuable present.

  • Some rogues are and some are not, said Mr. Inkerman, when the laugh had subsided.

    Rejected of Men Howard Pyle
  • 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
  • And look here, sir, the young man added, tell Inkerman not to spare any expense and to send his bill to me.

    Rejected of Men Howard Pyle
  • I remember hearing how, just before the battle of Inkerman——'

    Niece Catherine Mary Hampden
  • The battle of Inkerman was fought on the 5th of November, as the world will remember for ever.

    The British Expedition to the Crimea William Howard Russell
  • As for his stories about Inkerman, and his little debts, she cared nothing about that.

    Can You Forgive Her? Anthony Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for Inkerman


/ˈɪŋkəmən; Russian inkɪrˈman/
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)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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