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Trafalgar

Cape. a cape on the SW coast of Spain, south of Cádiz: scene of the decisive naval battle (1805) in which the French and Spanish fleets were defeated by the British under Nelson, who was mortally wounded

Trafalgar

defeat of French and Spanish; zenith of British naval history (1805). [Br. Hist.: Harbottle Battles, 252–253]
See: Battle
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Although Birmingham is a landlocked city it has many associations with Lord Nelson and Trafalgar.
The commissions, by Wallinger, Rachel Whiteread, and Bill Woodrow, are taking their turn occupying the long-empty plinth in Trafalgar Square.
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At Trafalgar, he was able to manoeuvre Leviathan to attack the Spanish ship San Augustin, raking her with fire and causing such huge casualties that she surrendered.
The first half was dominated by Trafalgar but they struggled to breakdown a stubborn TAC defence until a minute before half time when a free kick was headed home at the back post to give Trafalgar the lead.
The GLA is seeking to let a contract to provide catering services at its locations, currently City Hall and Trafalgar Square.
James Eaton served alongside Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar and lies in the grounds of All Saints Church in West Bromwich.
James Eaton served on the iconic HMS Temeraire during the victorious Battle of Trafalgar, and was the man who went down in history as the first person to pass on Nelson's famous signal: "England expects that every man will do his duty".
A Trafalgar Day lunch was held at Woodsome Hall Golf Club at Fenay Bridge yesterday.
Summary: Protesters hoping to make Trafalgar Square a focal point for further demonstartions in London have been removed by police officers.
THE Millennium Stadium is more recognisable to Britons than Trafalgar Square, Stonehenge and Buckingham Palace, according to a surprising new survey.
Lord Nelson is most famously remembered for the heroics of the British Fleet at the Battle of Trafalgar, when hewas mortally wounded.