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Navarino

[ nav-uh-ree-noh ]
/ ˌnæv əˈri noʊ /
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noun

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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Navarino
/ (navaˈriːno) /

noun

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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