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Navarino, Battle of

Line breaks: Bat¦tle of Nava|rino
Pronunciation: /ˌnavəˈriːnəʊ
 
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Definition of Navarino, Battle of in English:

A decisive naval battle in the Greek struggle for independence from the Ottoman Empire, fought in 1827 in the Bay of Navarino off Pylos in the Peloponnese. Britain, Russia, and France sent a combined fleet which destroyed the Egyptian and Turkish fleet.

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