Definition of Lepanto, Battle of in English:

Lepanto, Battle of

Syllabification: Le·pan·to, Bat·tle of
Pronunciation: /liˈpantō, ˈlepänˌtō
A naval battle fought in 1571 close to the port of Lepanto at the entrance to the Gulf of Corinth. The Christian forces of Rome, Venice, and Spain defeated a large Turkish fleet, ending for the time being Turkish naval domination in the eastern Mediterranean.

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