Navarino


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Navarino

(navaˈriːno)
n
1. (Placename) the Italian name for Pylos
2. (Historical Terms) a sea battle (Oct 20, 1827) in which the defeat of the Turkish-Egyptian fleet by a combined British, French, and Russian fleet decided Greek independence
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Noun1.Navarino - a decisive naval battle in the War of Greek Independence (1827)Navarino - a decisive naval battle in the War of Greek Independence (1827); the Turkish and Egyptian fleet was defeated by an allied fleet of British and French and Russian warships
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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The following year, which was the year seventy-two, I found myself at Navarino rowing in the leading galley with the three lanterns.
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.
After the battle of Navarino, when the Greek government was consolidated, he asked of King Otho a mining grant for that district, which was given him.
The Navarino Wine Lodge in Nicosia will be moving and grooving to the beats of DJ Chris Angelo tomorrow until the wee hours of the morning.
9) France maintained naval forces in the Levant throughout these years, even forming a combined fleet with Great Britain and Russia that destroyed a Turkish-Egyptian force anchored in the Bay of Navarino in 1827, the last major naval battle of the sail era.
2008: Diet of the American mink Mustela vison and its potential impact on the native fauna of Navarino Island, Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve, Chile.
The 10,000-vessel commitment landmark comes after a series of agreements to integrate Fleet Xpress into the portfolios of existing Partners, including Navarino, Speedcast, Marlink and Tototheo Group.
The project is supported by corporate partners: Hublot, Autodesk, Cosmote, and Costa Navarino Resort;, and private sponsors: Swordspoint Foundation, Jane and James Orr, Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation, the Domestic Property Committee of Kythera and Antikythera, the Municipality of Kythera, and private sponsors of WHOI.
The highest levels of infestation were detected in bays in the northern branch of Beagle Channel (10-22%, mean size between 37 and 59 mm CL), while no infested animals were found around Navarino Island (0%; mean size between 26 and 55 mm CL).
En Chile se encuentra de manera continua entre las regiones de la Araucania, Los Rios, Los Lagos, Aysen y Magallanes (Medina 1997), registrandose el punto mas al sur de su distribucion en las islas Hoste y Navarino del Archipielago Fueguino (Anderson et al.
Distributional patterns and diets of four species of sea urchins in giants kelp forest (Macrocystis pyrifera) of Puerto Toro, Navarino Islands, Chile.
Greece's best-kept secret paradise is otherwise known as the Westin Resort Costa Navarino.