Inkerman (ĭngˈkərmən, Rus. ēnkĭrmänˈ) [key], eastern suburb of Sevastopol, S Ukraine, in the Crimea. In 1854, French and British troops defeated the Russian forces at Inkerman in the Crimean War. Nearby are cave dwellings and a burial place (2d–4th cent.) and a 14th-century fortress.
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