Definition of Battle of Navarino
1. Noun. A decisive naval battle in the War of Greek Independence (1827); the Turkish and Egyptian fleet was defeated by an allied fleet of British and French and Russian warships.
Generic synonyms: Naval Battle
Geographical relationships: Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic
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Literary usage of Battle of Navarino
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1. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"The "Battle" of Navarino (1827 AD) A chance or else a premeditated shot—it is not known from what ship, ..."
2. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke (1830)
"... among the Manufacturers in England— Spitalfields, Macclesfield, Coventry, Barnsley — Court Martial arising out of the battle of Navarino. ..."
3. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1828)
"... at Constantinople—The Turkish Fleet • attempts to sail for Patras, and is obliged to put back—Ibra/Iim ravages the Morea—battle of Navarino— ..."
4. The Popular History of England: An Illustrated History of Society and by Charles Knight (1874)
"... of Lord Goderich—Turkey and Greece—The battle of Navarino—Resignation of Lord Goderich—Administration of the duke of Wellington—Parliament—The ..."
5. The History of the Restoration of Monarchy in France by Alphonse de Lamartine (1872)
"... battle of Navarino. I. THE death of the Emperor Alexander took place soon after the funeral of General Foy. He was seized with an illness at Taganrog, ..."