[ing-ker-mahn] Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for inkerman

Historical Examples of inkerman

  • 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.

  • The victory of Inkerman marked a decisive point in the campaign.

    Battles of English History

    H. B. (Hereford Brooke) George

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

    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

British Dictionary definitions for inkerman


  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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