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Crimean War
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Definition a war in Crimea between Russia and a group of nations including England and France and Turkey and Sardinia in which Western technology helped to defeat the Russians (1853-1856 )
  • They had a house at Well Walk during the Crimean War; for there was an anecdote about watching the soldiers drill on the Heath.
    Virginia Woolf  --  A Sketch of the Past
  • A crowd of St Ives people gathered to watch in the Malakoff, that octagonal space at the end of the Terrace which had been built, presumably, in the Crimean War and was the only attempt that the town made at ornament.
    Virginia Woolf  --  A Sketch of the Past

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