Crimean War

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Crimean War

n
(Historical Terms) the war fought mainly in the Crimea between Russia on one side and Turkey, France, Sardinia, and Britain on the other (1853-56)

Crime′an War′


n.
a war involving Great Britain, France, Turkey, and Sardinia against Russia, fought chiefly in the Crimea 1853–56.
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Noun1.Crimean War - a war in Crimea between Russia and a group of nations including England and France and Turkey and SardiniaCrimean War - a war in Crimea between Russia and a group of nations including England and France and Turkey and Sardinia; 1853-1856
Crimea - a Ukrainian peninsula between the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov
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Crimean War

[kraɪˈmɪənˈwɔːʳ] NGuerra f de Crimea
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Second, on October 25 in 1854 in the Crimea War there was the Charge of the Light Brigade at Balaclava.
On-board Crimea War specialist Paul Whittle mentions other battles in the 1854-5 confict.
The 1910 Revolution may have been the first major war to be filmed (most notably by Salvador Toscana: his footage is enshrined in Carmen Toscana's documentary, Memorias de un mexicano [1950]), but, visually, one most remembers the way in which still photography had emerged in the period as a valuable tool for recording war, having been used first in the Crimea War and then widely in the American Civil War, and it will subsequently play a part in all of the many wars of the twentieth century, beginning most significantly for Mexico with the Mexican Revolution.
4) appreciates that: the iconographic work of Szathmari about Crimea War is both very rich and insufficiently studied.
The Victoria Cross was created by Queen Victoria in 1856 and made retrospective to 1854 to cover the period of the Crimea War.
Soldiers are said to have added to the stock by bringing them back from the Crimea War, but it may be that the species concerned was the Crimean snowdrop, a more robust species which grows to about four times the size of our common snowdrop.
The Charge of the Light Brigade is remembered as a disastrous charge of British cavalry in 1854 during the Crimea War, led by Lord Cardigan, from which few survived.
But the Persian goat showed what he was really made of at the regiment's Alma Day celebration in Episkopi, an event to remember the Royal Welch's victory in the Crimea War.