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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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‘Arleykin Ornpipe, or the Battle of Navarino,’ when
They fired my boy with a retrospective longing to have been present at the Battle of Navarino, when the allied ships of the English, French, and Russians destroyed the Turkish fleet; but it seemed to him that he could not have borne to have the allies impose a king upon the Greeks, when they really wanted a republic, and so he was able to console himself for having been absent.
Ornpipe, or the Battle of Navarino, 'when Miss De la Bosky was took ill --
The First Consequences of the Interference of the Allied Powers and the Battle of Navarino.
Ornpipe, or the Battle of Navarino, 'when Miss De la Bosky was took ill -- a pretty dancer, and a fine stage figure of a woman -- and he was a great sugar-baker in the city, with a country ouse at Omerton; and he used to drive her in the tilbry down Goswell-street-road; and one day they drove and was married at St. Bartholomew's Church Smithfield, where they had their bands read quite private; and she now keeps her carriage; and I sor her name in the paper as patroness of the