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 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.