Gulf of Lepanto

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Gulf of Lepanto inlet of the Ionian Sea between central Greece and the Peloponnesus
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Usage

In literature:

The Ottomans too had not been idle, and with twelve myriads of soldiers on three hundred ships, awaited the foe in the Gulf of Lepanto.
"A Word Only A Word, Complete" by Georg Ebers
Thus the fight raged along the whole extent of the entrance of the Gulf of Lepanto.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 1, Issue 2, December, 1857" by Various
At length, in September, they anchored in the Gulf of Lepanto.
"The Story of the Barbary Corsairs" by Stanley Lane-Poole
I knew he would bring me shells from the Gulf of Lepanto, or perhaps even a bright gleaming knife.
"What the Moon Saw: and Other Tales" by Hans Christian Andersen
I knew he would bring me some shells from the gulf of Lepanto, or perhaps a knife with a shining blade.
"Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen" by Hans Christian Andersen
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