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?" her mother demanded.
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.
The shocking claim is being made by Audrey Burns, who is selling a telescope used by Nelson during the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.
ATYNESIDE sea cadet unit will be re-named today in honour of a Battle of Trafalgar hero who is buried near their base.
A TYNESIDE sea cadet unit will be renamed today in honour of a Battle of Trafalgar hero who is buried near their base.
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.
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.
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.
A ceremony to mark the 210th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar has taken place on board HMS Victory, which has undergone a paint job to return it to its original colours.