Definition of Balaclava, Battle of in English:

Balaclava, Battle of

Syllabification: Bal·a·cla·va, Battle of
Pronunciation: /ˌbaləˈklävə
A battle of the Crimean War, fought between Russia and an alliance of British, French, and Turkish forces in and around the port of Balaclava (now Balaklava) in the southern Crimea in 1854. The battle ended inconclusively; and is chiefly remembered as the scene of the Charge of the Light Brigade.

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