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Le·pan·to(lĭ-păn′tō, lĕ′pän-), Gulf of
See Gulf of Corinth.
1. (Placename) a port in W Greece, between the Gulfs of Corinth and Patras: scene of a naval battle (1571) in which the Turkish fleet was defeated by the fleets of the Holy League. Pop (municipality): 18 259 (2001). Greek name: Návpaktos
2. (Placename) Gulf of Lepanto another name for the (Gulf of) Corinth
1. Greek, Návpaktos. a seaport in W Greece, on a strait between the Ionian Sea and the Gulf of Corinth: site of naval battle (1571) in which the Turkish fleet was defeated by allied European powers.
2. Gulf of, Corinth, Gulf of.
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