[el ah-lah-meyn, -ah-luh-]
- a town on the N coast of Egypt, about 70 miles (113 km) W of Alexandria: decisive British victory October 1942.
Also called Alamein.
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- 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)