or A·bou·kir

[ ah-boo-keer, ab-oo- ]
/ ˌɑ buˈkɪər, ˌæb u- /


a bay in N Egypt, between Alexandria and the Rosetta mouth of the Nile: French fleet defeated here by British fleet 1798.

Definition for abukir (2 of 2)

Abu Qir

or A·bu·kir, A·bou·kir

[ ah-boo keer ]
/ ˌɑ bu ˈkɪər /


a village of N Egypt, in the Nile River delta: Battle of the Nile near here (1798).
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