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Balaklava

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

Balaclava

fought between Russians and British during Crimean War (1854). [Russ. Hist.: Harbottle Battles, 25–26]
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