Definitions of Dunkirk:
  • noun:   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
  • noun:   a crisis in which a desperate effort is the only alternative to defeat
    Example: "The Russians had to pull off a Dunkirk to get out of there"

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