Definition of El Alamein, Battle of in English:

El Alamein, Battle of

proper noun

  • A battle of the Second World War fought in 1942 at El Alamein in Egypt, 90 km (60 miles) west of Alexandria. The German Afrika Korps under Rommel was halted in its advance towards the Nile by the British 8th Army under Montgomery, giving a decisive British victory.

Pronunciation

El Alamein, Battle of

/ɛl ˈaləmeɪn/