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Lepanto

[ li-pan-toh; Italian le-pahn-taw ]
/ lɪˈpæn toʊ; Italian ˈlɛ pɑn tɔ /
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noun
Greek Návpaktos. a seaport in W Greece, on the Lepanto Strait: Turkish sea power destroyed here 1571.
Strait of. Also called Rion Strait. a strait between the Ionian Sea and the Gulf of Corinth. 1 mile (1.6 km) wide.
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Lepanto

noun
(lɪˈpæntəʊ) a port in W Greece, between the Gulfs of Corinth and Patras: scene of a naval battle (1571) in which the Turkish fleet was defeated by the fleets of the Holy League. Pop (municipality): 18 259 (2001)Greek name: Návpaktos
Gulf of Lepanto another name for the (Gulf of) Corinth
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