Inkerman

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Inkerman

(ĭng`kərmən, Rus. ēnkĭrmän`), eastern suburb of Sevastopol, S Crimea. In 1854, French and British troops defeated the Russian forces at Inkerman in the Crimean WarCrimean War
, 1853–56, war between Russia on the one hand and the Ottoman Empire, Great Britain, France, and Sardinia on the other. The causes of the conflict were inherent in the unsolved Eastern Question.
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. Nearby are cave dwellings and a burial place (2d–4th cent.) and a 14th-century fortress.

Inkerman

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)