Definition of Gallipoli in English:

Gallipoli

Line breaks: Gal|lip¦oli
Pronunciation: /ɡəˈlɪpəli
 
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A major campaign of the First World War which took place on the Gallipoli peninsula, on the European side of the Dardanelles, in 1915–16. The Allies (with heavy involvement of troops from Australia and New Zealand) hoped to gain control of the strait, but the campaign reached stalemate after each side suffered heavy casualties.

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