Aboukir Bay

Abukir Bay

/ (ˌæbuːˈkɪə) /

noun

a bay on the N coast of Egypt, where the Nile enters the Mediterranean: site of the Battle of the Nile (1798), in which Nelson defeated the French fleetArabic name: Abu Qîr (abuˈkiːr)

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