a seaport in the SW Peloponnesus, in SW Greece: Turkish and Egyptian fleets defeated near here in a naval battle 1827.
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How to use Navarino in a sentence
I'll tell you about Navarino, Punch, when we go for walks together; and you must n't touch the ship, because she's the Brisk.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II | Rudyard Kipling
She is a model of the Brisk—the little Brisk that was sore exposed that day at Navarino.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II | Rudyard Kipling
The troops have all marched from Patras to Navarino, and nothing remains but some Albanians and the inhabitants.The Life of Thomas, Lord Cochrane, Tenth Earl of Dundonald, Vol. II | Thomas Lord Cochrane
In the following October the battle of Navarino had been fought, and the Turkish fleet destroyed.The Surrender of Napoleon | Sir Frederick Lewis Maitland.
After the battle of Navarino, on the 20th of October, 1827, where the allied forces destroyed the Turkish fleet.The Story of Russia | R. Van Bergen, M.A.
British Dictionary definitions for Navarino
the Italian name for Pylos
a sea battle (Oct 20, 1827) in which the defeat of the Turkish-Egyptian fleet by a combined British, French, and Russian fleet decided Greek independence
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