Lepanto

Lepanto

[li-pan-toh; Italian le-pahn-taw]
noun
1.
Greek Návpaktos. a seaport in W Greece, on the Lepanto Strait: Turkish sea power destroyed here 1571.
3.
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
 
n
1.  Greek name: Návpaktos 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)
2.  Gulf of Lepanto another name for the (Gulf of) Corinth

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