Cape Trafalgar


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Noun1.Cape Trafalgar - a small cape in southwestern Spain; "Nelson defeated the French and Spanish fleets off Cape Trafalgar in 1805"
Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
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On October 21, 1805, 27 British ships under Admiral Lord Nelson's command squared up to 33 French and Spanish vessels west of Cape Trafalgar, on the south-west coast of Spain.
Are there traits in Europe's later prehistory that are quintessentially attributable to proximity to the Western Ocean from Cape Trafalgar to the Butt of Lewis, or characteristic of the 'bounteous West'?
95) covers the combined British, French and Spanish fleets who clashed off Cape Trafalgar on the Spanish coast in a duel of bravery.
Produced peak form over this course and distance (1m1f) in December when runner-up, beaten a length and three-quarters, to Cape Trafalgar (subsequent 79-rated handicap winner).
part of the Elecnor Group, have signed an agreement to jointly develop the projects through a 50/50 joint venture company called Consorcio Eolico Marino Cabo de Trafalgar (the Cape Trafalgar Marine Wind Consortium).
ACTIVE IN ANDALUCIA Adventure Company (0845 450 5311) offers seven days based in small fishing village of Zahara de los Atunes with options incl guided walks, mountain biking, visit to Cape Trafalgar, horse riding and kayaking on lake.
Finally, on October 21, 1805, Nelson found his man--in the waters off Cape Trafalgar (truh-FAL-gur).
He began with the "ever to be lamented" death of Nelson and then described the battle fought about seven miles off Cape Trafalgar at the southern tip of Spain: "The enemy's line consisted of 33 ships (of which 18 were French and 15 Spanish).
On this day in 1805, Admiral Horatio Nelson died while victoriously defending England at Cape Trafalgar.
The Battle of Cape Trafalgar, near Cadiz in southern Spain, established Britain's supremacy on the high seas and ended the long-held fear of invasion from Napoleon's armies.
21, 1805 - 200 years ago this past Friday - Nelson, who had caught Napoleon's fleet at Cape Trafalgar on the coast of Spain, destroyed the larger French fleet in a ferocious battle, during which he was mortally wounded by a sharpshooter.
His74-gun warship,Defiance,was being repaired as Nelson prepared to sail for Cape Trafalgar.