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    dunkirk

    dunkirk - Dictionary definition and meaning for word dunkirk

    Definition
    (noun) a crisis in which a desperate effort is the only alternative to defeat
    Example Sentence
    • the Russians had to pull off a Dunkirk to get out of there
    Definition
    (noun) a seaport in northern France on the North Sea; scene of the evacuation of British forces in 1940 during World War II
    Synonyms : dunkerque
    Definition
    (noun) an amphibious evacuation in World War II (1940) when 330,000 Allied troops had to be evacuated from the beaches in northern France in a desperate retreat under enemy fire
    Synonyms : dunkerque
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