Definition of Lepanto, Battle of in English:

Lepanto, Battle of

Pronunciation: /ˈlepänˌtō//liˈpantō/

proper noun

  • A naval battle fought in 1571 close to the port of Lepanto at the entrance to the Gulf of Corinth. The Christian forces of Rome, Venice, and Spain defeated a large Turkish fleet, ending for the time being Turkish naval domination in the eastern Mediterranean.

Pronunciation:

Lepanto, Battle of

/ˈlepänˌtō//liˈpantō/