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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. The name of a naval battle in the War of Greek Independence (1827), at which the Turkish and Egyptian fleet was defeated by the allied fleet.

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  • n. a decisive naval battle in the War of Greek Independence (1827); the Turkish and Egyptian fleet was defeated by an allied fleet of British and French and Russian warships

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Examples

  • "Then you don't know that a day or two after Cyril Jernyngham disappeared, a man dressed in clothes like those found, sold some land of his at a place called Navarino?"

    Prescott of Saskatchewan

  • • Costa Navarino costanavarino.com has deluxe doubles at the Romanos from €310 B&B, and at the Westin from €220 B&B.

    Grand ambitions: ecoluxury in Greece

  • By any measure, what the Captain and his son, Achilles, who now runs Costa Navarino, have done is extraordinary.

    Grand ambitions: ecoluxury in Greece

  • The Navarino architects have tried to take account of the environment.

    Grand ambitions: ecoluxury in Greece

  • What if Costa Navarino fails to attract the five-star tourists or conferences and has to be sold on?

    Grand ambitions: ecoluxury in Greece

  • The place is called Costa Navarino, and it was built by a modern-day Nestor.

    Grand ambitions: ecoluxury in Greece

  • One will be a Banyan Tree brand, with villas dug into the hillside, another will be built high above the lovely Navarino Bay.

    Grand ambitions: ecoluxury in Greece

  • The Battle of Navarino (October 20, 1827) had made that outcome inevitable, but the Turks took their time about acceding to it.

    Games

  • The French, English, and Russians were keen to keep the anarchy from spreading, so in 1827 an allied fleet arrived and moved into the Bay of Navarino, where the Turkish-Egyptian fleet was anchored.

    American Connections

  • When it was over, three quarters of the Turkish-Egyptian fleet was sunk and the accidental battle of Navarino was over.

    American Connections

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