Definition of Aboukir Bay, Battle of in English:

Aboukir Bay, Battle of

(also Abukir Bay)

proper noun

  • A naval battle in 1798 off Aboukir Bay at the mouth of the Nile, in which the British under Nelson defeated the French fleet.

Pronunciation:

Aboukir Bay, Battle of

/ˌabuːˈkɪə/