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Meaning of DUNKIRK

Pronunciation:  'dunkurk

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a city in northern France on the North Sea where in World War II (1940) 330,000 Allied troops had to be evacuated from the beaches at Dunkirk in a desperate retreat under enemy fire
  2. [n]  a crisis in which a desperate effort is the only alternative to defeat; "the Russians had to pull off a Dunkirk to get out of there"
 

DUNKIRK is a 7 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: Dunkerque
 
 See Also: amphibious operation, city, crisis, evacuation, France, French Republic, metropolis, Second World War, urban center, World War , World War II

 

 

 

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