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Example sentences from the Web for dunkerque
I am to join the corps at the end of the month, and must leave Dunkerque forthwith.The Shoes of Fortune|Neil Munro
As he stepped out into the rue de Dunkerque he scarcely questioned in what direction his feet should carry him.Max|Katherine Cecil Thurston
Some one says that a look-out at the lines, on seeing the flash of the gun, presses a button which rings a bell in Dunkerque.'Green Balls'|Paul Bewsher
M. Loubet, calm and smiling, was starting for Dunkerque to meet his guests.Their Majesties as I Knew Them|Xavier Paoli
They hurried away to the defence of Dunkerque, leaving behind them their artillery and a portion of their cavalry.A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times|Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
British Dictionary definitions for dunkerque
Cultural definitions for dunkerque
The scene of a remarkable, though ignominious, retreat by the British army in World War II. Dunkirk, a town on the northern coast of France, was the last refuge of the British during the fall of France, and several hundred naval and civilian vessels took the troops back to England in shifts over three days.