a war between Great Britain, France, Turkey, and Sardinia on one side, and Russia on the other, fought chiefly in the Crimea 1853–56.
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How to use Crimean War in a sentence
Guelzo draws attention to the lessons the soldiers of the mid-19th century drew from the Crimean War.
He vigorously condemned the Crimean War, and took his stand with the few, who tried to save England from that colossal blunder.The Life of Mazzini | Bolton King
The Society suspended work, when the Crimean War broke out, and was re-constituted again at the end of 1856.The Life of Mazzini | Bolton King
He had several times been purchased over, and, but for the Crimean War, it is probable that he would never have commanded an army.
During the Crimean War the political reaction continued with unabated force.
He volunteered for service in the Crimean War, and after some varied experiences adopted a journalistic career.A Chapter of Adventures | G. A. Henty
British Dictionary definitions for Crimean War
the war fought mainly in the Crimea between Russia on one side and Turkey, France, Sardinia, and Britain on the other (1853-56)
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Cultural definitions for Crimean War
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