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.
* Brendan Towers, a 60-unit brick apartment building located at 457 Whalley Avenue in New Havenwas sold by Navarino Capital to a private Westchester-based investor for $6,700,000, or $111,666 per unit at a capitalization rate of 6.7 percent on the current net operating income.
Dubai: Sisters Leni (8) and Lisa (6) were on a holiday with their dad Gianluca Bazzica at the upscale beachfront property of Westin Resort Costa Navarino in the western part of Greece in July last year.
April will see Greece's first Iron Man competition held at Costa Navarino (costanavarino.
Located at the picturesque Greek resort in Costa Navarino, the Barbouni beach bar's moving roof is now a thing of wonder, as the ridged canopy roof whistles as the sea breeze hits it.Ee
Judy Baker assisted Newcastle International Airport with contract negotiations for the supply, support and maintenance of airport check-in systems and self-service check-in kiosks, and advised Bannatyne Fitness on a contract with Navarino Services with regards to the client's hotel booking system.
It is co-organised by the Navarino network, a public policy initiative based in Thessaloniki and the European Association of International Studies and has the support of numerous universities and institutions such as Yale University, Harvard University's department of Hellenic studies, St Andrews University and the Institute of International Relations of the Pantheon University of Athens.
Ironically, the previous day the media and some of the collectors were taken to the Palace of Nestor, a 20-minute drive from Costa Navarino, which dates back to around 1300BC and was discovered in 1939.