Lepanto


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Le·pan·to

 (lĭ-păn′tō, lĕ′pän-), Gulf of
See Gulf of Corinth.

Lepanto

n
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

Le•pan•to

(lɪˈpæn toʊ)

n.
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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Noun1.Lepanto - Turkish sea power was destroyed in 1571 by a league of Christian nations organized by the PopeLepanto - Turkish sea power was destroyed in 1571 by a league of Christian nations organized by the Pope
Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
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From Salamis to Actium, through Lepanto and the Nile to the naval massacre of Navarino, not to mention other armed encounters of lesser interest, all the blood heroically spilt into the Mediterranean has not stained with a single trail of purple the deep azure of its classic waters.
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1571: The Battle of Lepanto was fought in the Ionian Sea: Christian allied naval forces defeated the Ottoman Turks, capturing more than 130 ships and sinking 50.