Navarino

Navarino

[nav-uh-ree-noh]
noun
a seaport in the SW Peloponnesus, in SW Greece: Turkish and Egyptian fleets defeated near here in a naval battle 1827.
Greek Pylos, Pilos.
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Navarino (navaˈriːno)
 
n
1.  the Italian name for Pylos
2.  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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