Definition of Dunkirk in English:

Dunkirk

proper noun

  • A port in northern France; population 70,654 (2006). It was the scene of the evacuation of 335,000 Allied troops in 1940 by warships, requisitioned civilian ships, and a host of small boats while under constant German attack from the air. French name Dunkerque.

Pronunciation:

Dunkirk

/dənˈkərk/