(the) Battle of the Nile

(the) Battle of the Nile
the Battle of the Nile [the Battle of the Nile]
a sea battle fought in 1798 between the British and the French near Alexandria in Egypt. The British under Nelson won an important victory, trapping the army of Napoleon in Egypt and gaining control of the Mediterranean for Britain.

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