Battle of the Nile(redirected from Battle of Abukir Bay)
Nile, battle of the:see Abu QirAbu Qir
, village, N Egypt, on a promontory in the Nile River delta. Admiral Horatio Nelson's victory over the French fleet off Abu Qir on Aug. 1–2, 1798 (sometimes called the battle of the Nile), restored British prestige in the Mediterranean region
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