- a seaport in the SW Peloponnesus, in SW Greece: Turkish and Egyptian fleets defeated near here in a naval battle 1827.
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On August 24 she joined the squadron under Codrington at Navarino.The Surrender of Napoleon
Sir Frederick Lewis Maitland.
Near this lay an envelope printed with the name of a Navarino hotel.Prescott of Saskatchewan
But ere Navarino had been fought, a new ministry was in power in England.A History of England
I had it before Navarino, when no one expected an engagement.Chantry House
Charlotte M. Yonge
Next day they weighed anchor early, and dividing their fleet, sailed into the harbour of Navarino by both entrances at once.Stories from Thucydides
H. L. Havell
- the Italian name for Pylos
- 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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