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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The name of a naval battle in the Spanish-American War (1898), in which the American fleet under Admiral Dewey defeated the Spanish fleet off the shore of Manila in the Phillipines.

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  • n. a naval battle in the Spanish-American War (1898); the American fleet under Admiral Dewey defeated the Spanish fleet

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