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Balaklava

[bal-uh-klah-vuh; Russian buh-luh-klah-vuh] /ˌbæl əˈklɑ və; Russian bə lʌˈklɑ və/
noun
1.
a seaport in S Crimea, in the S Ukraine, on the Black Sea: scene of English cavalry charge against Russians (1854), celebrated in Tennyson's poem Charge of the Light Brigade.
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Balaklava

/ˌbæləˈklɑːvə; Russian bəlaˈklavə/
noun
1.
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
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