Abukir Bay

noun
a bay on the Mediterranean Sea in northern Egypt
Syn: ↑Abukir
Instance Hypernyms: ↑bay, ↑embayment
Part Holonyms: ↑Mediterranean, ↑Mediterranean Sea

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  • Abukir — noun a bay on the Mediterranean Sea in northern Egypt • Syn: ↑Abukir Bay • Instance Hypernyms: ↑bay, ↑embayment • Part Holonyms: ↑Mediterranean, ↑Mediterranean Sea * * * /ah booh kear , ab …   Useful english dictionary

  • Abukir — [ä΄bo͞o kir′] bay at the mouth of the Nile, near Alexandria, Egypt: site of the British victory (1798) under Nelson over the French: also sp. Abu Qir …   English World dictionary

  • Bay-Klasse — RFA Lyme Bay in Portland 2007 Übersicht …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Abukir — /ah booh kear , ab ooh /, n. a bay in N Egypt, between Alexandria and the Rosetta mouth of the Nile: French fleet defeated here by British fleet 1798. Also, Aboukir. * * * …   Universalium

  • Abukir — A•bu•kir [[t]ˌɑ buˈkɪər, ˌæb u [/t]] n. geg a bay in N Egypt, between Alexandria and the Rosetta mouth of the Nile: French fleet defeated here by British fleet 1798 …   From formal English to slang

  • Battle of Abukir — The Battle of Abukir or Aboukir refers to three battles fought near Abukir, Egypt, on the Mediterranean coast west of the Nile delta: * The Battle of Abukir Bay (also Aboukir Bay ), the naval battle fought on 1 August 1798 See Battle of the Nile …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of Abukir (1799) — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Abukir in 1799 caption= The Battle of Abukir , by Antoine Jean Gros 1806. partof=the French Invasion of Egypt (1798) date=July 25, 1799 place=Abu Qir, Egypt result=Decisive French Victory… …   Wikipedia

  • Abu Qir Bay — The Abū Qīr Bay (sometimes transliterated Abukir Bay or Aboukir Bay) (Arabic: خليج أبو قير; transliterated: Khalīj Abū Qīr) is a spacious bay on the Mediterranean Sea in Egypt, lying between Abu Qir (Near Alexandria) and the Rosetta mouth of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Abū Qīr Bay — Inlet of the Mediterranean Sea, lying near the Rosetta mouth of the Nile along the coast of Egypt. It was the scene of the Battle of the Nile (1798), in which an English fleet under Horatio Nelson defeated the French fleet of Napoleon I. * * * ▪… …   Universalium

  • embayment — noun an indentation of a shoreline larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf • Syn: ↑bay • Hypernyms: ↑body of water, ↑water • Hyponyms: ↑bight, ↑Guantanamo Bay • …   Useful english dictionary

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