GNU Webster's 1913
- 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.
- 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
“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?”
“• Costa Navarino costanavarino.com has deluxe doubles at the Romanos from €310 B&B, and at the Westin from €220 B&B.”
“By any measure, what the Captain and his son, Achilles, who now runs Costa Navarino, have done is extraordinary.”
“The Navarino architects have tried to take account of the environment.”
“What if Costa Navarino fails to attract the five-star tourists or conferences and has to be sold on?”
“The place is called Costa Navarino, and it was built by a modern-day Nestor.”
“One will be a Banyan Tree brand, with villas dug into the hillside, another will be built high above the lovely Navarino Bay.”
“The Battle of Navarino (October 20, 1827) had made that outcome inevitable, but the Turks took their time about acceding to it.”
“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.”
“When it was over, three quarters of the Turkish-Egyptian fleet was sunk and the accidental battle of Navarino was over.”
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