Definition of Dunkirk in English:


Syllabification: Dun·kirk
Pronunciation: /ˈdənˌkərk, dənˈkərk
A port in northern France; population 70,654 (2006). It was the scene of the evacuation of 335,000 Allied troops in 1940 by warships, requisitioned civilian ships, and a host of small boats while under constant German attack from the air. French name Dunkerque.

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