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a seaport in northern France on the North Sea; scene of the evacuation of British forces in 1940 during World War II
a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
an amphibious evacuation in World War II (1940) when 330,000 Allied troops had to be evacuated from the beaches in northern France in a desperate retreat under enemy fire
the act of evacuating; leaving a place in an orderly fashion; especially for protection
a military operation by both land and sea forces
a crisis in which a desperate effort is the only alternative to defeat
“the Russians had to pull off a
to get out of there”
an unstable situation of extreme danger or difficulty
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