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Balaklava, seaport village in the Crimean region, southwestern part of the former USSR, and site of the Crimean War battle (Oct. 25, 1854) commemorated by Alfred Lord Tennyson's “The Charge of the Light Brigade” (1854).

See also: Crimean War.

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