Aboukir Bay

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Aboukir Bay

(ˌæbuːˈkɪə) or

Abukir Bay

n
(Placename) a bay on the N coast of Egypt, where the Nile enters the Mediterranean: site of the Battle of the Nile (1798), in which Nelson defeated the French fleet. Arabic name: Abu Qîr