[ nav-uh-ree-noh ]
/ ˌnæv əˈri noʊ /
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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, Nav. Arch.
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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.
She is a model of the Brisk—the little Brisk that was sore exposed that day at Navarino.
The troops have all marched from Patras to Navarino, and nothing remains but some Albanians and the inhabitants.
In the following October the battle of Navarino had been fought, and the Turkish fleet destroyed.
After the battle of Navarino, on the 20th of October, 1827, where the allied forces destroyed the Turkish fleet.
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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