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Abukir

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1. abukir, abukir bay

a bay on the Mediterranean Sea in northern Egypt

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Abukir

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bay at the mouth of the Nile, near Alexandria, Egypt: site of the British victory (1798) under Nelson over the French
: also sp. Abu Qir

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Abukir

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A village of northern Egypt in the Nile River delta on the Bay of Abu Qir. Adm. Horatio Nelson's victory over a French fleet off Abu Qir in 1798 restored British prestige in the Mediterranean and ended French hopes of establishing a stronghold in the Middle East.

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