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also Bal·a·cla·va  (băl′ə-klăv′ə, -klä′və)
A section of the city of Sevastopol in Crimea. During the Crimean War, Balaklava became famous for the doomed charge of the British Light Brigade against heavy Russian fire (October 25, 1854).
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(ˌbæləˈklɑːvə; Russian bəlaˈklavə) or


(Placename) a small port in S Crimea: scene of an inconclusive battle (1854), which included the charge of the Light Brigade, during the Crimean War
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(ˌbæl əˈklɑ və)

a seaport in S Crimea, in S Ukraine, on the Black Sea.
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After leaving Constantinople, the way will be taken out through the beautiful Bosphorus, across the Black Sea to Sebastopol and Balaklava, a run of about twenty-four hours.
The games came to a close with a pipeband march from Balaklava Pipe Band, before the Sruighlea Festival continued into the evening with the Creative Arts Festival's 'Sruighlea Sessions'.
Following the award-winning "guerrilla folk opera" Counting Sheep in 2017, Mark & Marichka Marczyk make a welcome return to Kilkenny with their brand new show, Balaklava Blues.
The 600 policemen did not ride to their deaths like the Light Brigade at Balaklava. They were offered as a human sacrifice to the Sun God to save the spurious peace talks with the terrorists being held in the Hilton hotel, Colombo by Premadasa?
The hugely popular event saw a parade of bikes converge on the Erskine home, where they were welcomed by the Balaklava Pipes and Drums.
The Thin Red Line: In the Crimean War, at Balaklava, the 93rd Sutherland Highlanders won immortal fame when they formed a line in two ranks and repelled a charge of Russian cavalry.?
4-8) made a thorough description of some of his nereidids from Balaklava Bay (44[degrees]30' N,
Cynicism aside, they actually did quite well, but of course the headlines were about the recreation of the Battle of Balaklava in the streets of Marseille.
Balaklava is my place and that of many of my students.
It signalled the infamous Charge of the Light Brigade 160 years ago - and now the sound of the "Balaklava Bugle" can be heard at a Birmingham art exhibition in time for Remembrance Day tomorrow.