- 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.Tracks of a Rolling Stone
Henry J. Coke
The victory of Inkerman marked a decisive point in the campaign.
Inkerman was not unappropriately christened "the soldiers' battle."
Some rogues are and some are not, said Mr. Inkerman, when the laugh had subsided.Rejected of Men
- 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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