Definition of El Alamein, Battle of in English:

El Alamein, Battle of

Pronunciation: /ˌaləˈmān//el ˌäləˈmān/

proper noun

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

Pronunciation:

El Alamein, Battle of

/ˌaləˈmān//el ˌäləˈmān/