a fortified seaport in the S Crimea, in S Ukraine: famous for its heroic resistance during sieges of 349 days in 1854–55, and 245 days in 1941–42.
a port, resort, and naval base in S Ukraine, in the Crimea, on the Black Sea: captured and destroyed by British, French, and Turkish forces after a siege of 11 months (1854–55) during the Crimean War; taken by the Germans after a siege of 8 months (1942) during World War II. Pop: 338 000 (2005 est) English name Sebastopol
noun, French. 1. the characteristic flavor and body of a wine.
noun 1. a cardinal number, 6 plus 1. 2. a symbol for this number, as 7 or VII. 3. a set of this many persons or things. 4. a playing card with seven pips. 5. sevens, (used with a singular verb) fan-tan (def 1). adjective 6. amounting to seven in number. Verb phrases 7. seven […]
noun 1. (used with a plural verb) Classical Mythology. seven heroes, Amphiaraus, Capaneus, Eteoclus, Hippomedon, Parthenopaeus, Polynices, and Tydeus, who led an expedition against Thebes to depose Eteocles in favor of his brother Polynices: the expedition failed, but the Epigoni, the sons of the Seven against Thebes, conquered the city ten years later. 2. (used […]
noun 1. wild hydrangea.