[ el ah-lah-meyn, -ah-luh- ]
/ ɛl ˌɑ lɑˈmeɪn, -ˌɑ lə- /
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a town on the northern coast of Egypt, about 70 miles (113 km) west of Alexandria: decisive British victory October 1942.
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Also called A·la·mein [al-uh-meyn] /ˌæl əˈmeɪn/ .
Words nearby El Alamein
elaeoptene, elaeothesium, Elagabalus, Elaine, elaiosome, El Alamein, Elam, Elamite, Elamitic, élan, élancé
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British Dictionary definitions for El Alamein
/ (ɛl ˈæləˌmeɪn) /
a village on the N coast of Egypt, about 112 km (70 miles) west of Alexandria: scene of a decisive Allied victory over the Axis forces (1942)
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