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A town in Nord-Pas de Calais, France
a port and industrial city in northern France, whose French name is Dunkerque. In 1940, during World War II, the British army was surrounded at Dunkirk by the German army, but thousands of British soldiers escaped and were brought back to England in a collection of small boats
{i} seaport in Northern France; place to which British expeditionary forces were evacuated in 1940; name of several cities in the USA
{i} desperate retreat; crisis in which a desperate last effort is required to avoid total disaster
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 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
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 spirit
The spirit of the British public pulling together to overcome times of adversity
Dunkirk Evacuation
When it ended on June 4, about 198,000 British and 140,000 French and Belgian troops had been saved. The operation's success was due to fighter cover by the RAF and (unintentionally) to Adolf Hitler's order of May 24 halting the advance of German armored forces into Dunkirk
Dunkirk Evacuation
(1940) In World War II, the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force and other Allied troops, cut off by the Germans, from the French seaport of Dunkirk (Dunkerque) to England. Naval vessels and hundreds of civilian boats were used in the evacuation, which began on May
Dunkirk spirit
a determination to succeed despite being in a difficult or impossible situation, which many people think is a typical British quality. The expression comes from the attitude shown by British people who went to Dunkirk in France in small boats to help to bring back British soldiers in World War II
dunkirk

    Расстановка переносов

    Dun·kirk

    Турецкое произношение

    dʌnkırk

    Произношение

    /ˈdənkərk/ /ˈdʌnkɜrk/

    Этимология

    [ 'd&n-"k&rk, "d&n-' ] (noun.) 1941. From Dutch Duinkerk from duin (“dune”) + kerke (“church”)

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