battle of Trafalgar


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Noun1.battle of Trafalgar - a naval battle in 1805 off the southwest coast of Spainbattle of Trafalgar - a naval battle in 1805 off the southwest coast of Spain; the French and Spanish fleets were defeated by the English under Nelson (who was mortally wounded)
Napoleonic Wars - a series of wars fought between France (led by Napoleon Bonaparte) and alliances involving England and Prussia and Russia and Austria at different times; 1799-1815
Atlantic, Atlantic Ocean - the 2nd largest ocean; separates North and South America on the west from Europe and Africa on the east
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Would it be the Battle of Trafalgar or the Spanish Armada, Katharine?
He professed a great liking to the English, but stoutly maintained that the battle of Trafalgar was merely won by the Spanish captains having been all bought over; and that the only really gallant action on either side was performed by the Spanish admiral.
PART of the Union Flag believed to have flown from Lord Nelson's ship at the battle of Trafalgar is expected to sell for up to PS100,000 at auction.
PART of the Union Flag believed to have flown from Lord Nelson's ship HMS Victory at the battle of Trafalgar is expected to sell for up to PS100,000 at auction.
PART of the Union Jack believed to have flown from Lord Nelson's flagship at the battle of Trafalgar is expected to fetch [euro]115,000.
HMS Pickle, the recreation of Nelson's famous messenger ship at the Battle of Trafalgar, has sailed into Hartlepool Marina.
The occasion marks the victory of Lord Nelson's fleet over the combined Spanish and French forces at the Battle of Trafalgar on October 21, 1805.
A Cowbridge businessman is selling a 'lost' Union flag which flew at the Battle of Trafalgar and is said to be worth up to PS250,000.
This is the sixth year that North Tyneside Council has hosted the toast, which took place at midday - the time at which the first shot was fired in the Battle of Trafalgar on October 21, 1805.
James Eaton served on the iconic HMS Temeraire during the victorious Battle of Trafalgar, and was the man who went down in history as the first person to pass on Nelson's famous signal: "England expects that every man will do his duty".
Trafalgar Day is the celebration of the victory won by the Royal Navy, commanded by Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson, over the French and Spanish fleets at the Battle of Trafalgar on October 21 1805.
A MAGNIFICENT painting of a crucial encounter in the Battle of Trafalgar (below) by the UK's leading marine artist, Steven Dews, came up for sale at auction recently and achieved a world record price.