Crimean War

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  • Crimean War — Crimean War, the (1853 56) a war between Russia on one side, and Britain, France, Turkey, and Sardinia on the other. It started because Britain and France believed that Russia intended to take control of the Balkans (=southeast Europe) , and it… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Crimean War — n. a war (1853 56) over the domination of SE Europe, in which Great Britain, France, Turkey, and Sardinia defeated Russia …   English World dictionary

  • Crimean War — For other uses, see Crimean War (disambiguation). Crimean War Part of Ottoman wars in Europe Detail of …   Wikipedia

  • Crimean War — (1853–1856)    A Great Power conflict occurring midway between the Napoleonic Wars and World War I; it pitted the Ottoman Empire and its allies Britain, France, and Sardinia against the Russian Empire. The war had many causes, among which were… …   Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • Crimean war —    Russian diplomacy in the early 1850s played a critical role in isolating Russia in the first general European war since Waterloo. Disputes over European issues and the question of which country controlled sites in the Holy Land precipitated a… …   Historical dictionary of Russian and Soviet Intelligence

  • Crimean War — a war between Great Britain, France, Turkey, and Sardinia on one side, and Russia on the other, fought chiefly in the Crimea 1853 56. * * * (October 1853–February 1856) War fought mainly in the Crimea between the Russians and an alliance… …   Universalium

  • Crimean War —    The Crimean War (1854 55) was a conflict between Russia and a coalition consisting of Turkey, Great Britain, France, and Sardinia that ended with the defeat of Russia and the signing of the Treaty of Paris (1856). The rival ambitions of Russia …   France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present

  • Crimean War — Crime′an War′ n. why a war involving Great Britain, France, Turkey, and Sardinia against Russia, fought chiefly in the Crimea 1853–56 …   From formal English to slang

  • Crimean War — noun a war in Crimea between Russia and a group of nations including England and France and Turkey and Sardinia; 1853 1856 • Regions: ↑Crimea • Instance Hypernyms: ↑war, ↑warfare …   Useful english dictionary

  • CRIMEAN WAR —    a war carried on chiefly in the Crimea, on the part of Turkey aided by Britain and France, in which Sardinia eventually joined them, against the encroachments of Russia in the E., and which was proclaimed against Russia, March 24, 1854, and… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Crimean War — n. war that was fought from 1853 to 1856 mainly in the Crimea Peninsula between Russian on one side and other countries on the other side (Great Britain, France, Turkey, Ottoman Empireand Sardinia) …   English contemporary dictionary

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