Definition of Abukir
1. Noun. A bay on the Mediterranean Sea in northern Egypt.
Generic synonyms: Bay, Embayment
Group relationships: Mediterranean, Mediterranean Sea
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Literary usage of Abukir
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1. The Literature of Egypt and the Soudan from the Earliest Times to the Year by Ibrahim-Hilmy (1888)
"MANSELL ( ), Commander, BN abukir Bay, Western portion. [Admiralty Chart.] London, 1857 ; corrected, 1863. [No. and size, 2681 DE; scale, m = З'О.] London, ..."
2. The History of Egypt: From the Earliest Accounts of that Country, Till the by James Wilson (1805)
"Sir Ralph Aber- cromby and Admiral Lord Keith have the command. . . . Arrive at Malta and Mar- morice. . . . Land at abukir. ..."
3. Elements of Universal History for Higher Institutes in Republics and for by H. M. Cottinger (1884)
"Naval Combat at abukir. Consular Government. Now Napoleon was sent with a select army to Egypt, in order to strike at the Indian possessions and commerce of ..."