Definition of Aboukir Bay, Battle of in English:

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Aboukir Bay, Battle of

Pronunciation: /ˌabuːˈkɪə/

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(also Abukir Bay)
A naval battle in 1798 off Aboukir Bay at the mouth of the Nile, in which the British under Nelson defeated the French fleet. Also called Nile, Battle of the.
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