Aboukir Bay


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Aboukir Bay

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a bay on the N coast of Egypt, where the Nile enters the Mediterranean: site of the Battle of the Nile (1798), in which Nelson defeated the French fleet
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Soon after, he lost his right arm in battle and then in 1798, he led a daring attack on the French fleet in Aboukir Bay and gained a famous victory.
Of interest to geologists as well as archaeologists, the five chapters of this volume describe exploration and analysis of the region now known as Aboukir Bay in Egypt.
What is the popular name of the naval battle between Britain and France which took place in Aboukir Bay in 1798?
Charles Grant's chapter on Bonaparte's campaign in Egypt, for example, has the British locating the badly positioned French fleet in Aboukir Bay.
Aboukir Bay, winner of the bumper, is a wild card entry in the Brightwells evening gala auction after racing at Cheltenham on Saturday.
Aboukir Bay, winner of the bumper, is a wild-card entry in the Brightwells evening gala auction after racing at Cheltenham on Saturday.