Definition of Cape Trafalgar
1. Noun. A small cape in southwestern Spain. "Nelson defeated the French and Spanish fleets off Cape Trafalgar in 1805"
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Literary usage of Cape Trafalgar
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1860)
"... through a glass darkly, and with the other the memorable Cape Trafalgar, in the broad, open, blessed sunlight that capp'ed its undulating brown cliff as ..."
2. Recollections of a Rebel Reefer by James Morris Morgan (1917)
"CHAPTER XX Leave Cherbourg — Storm off Cape Trafalgar — Coast of Morocco — Anchor in the ... Off Cape Trafalgar one night we ran into a fearful storm, ..."
3. The Dynasts: A Drama of the Napoleonic Wars, in Three Parts, Nineteen Acts by Thomas Hardy (1904)
"... SCENE I OFF Cape Trafalgar A bird's-eye view of the sea discloses itself. It is daybreak, and the broad face of the ocean is fringed on its eastern edge ..."
4. Gleanings, Pictorial and Antiquarian, on the Overland Route by William Henry Bartlett (1851)
"... the termination of the battle, Cape Trafalgar bore southeast by east, distant eight miles. Nineteen of the enemy's ships had been captured or destroyed, ..."
5. Battles of the Nineteenth Century by Archibald Forbes, George Alfred Henty, Arthur Griffiths (1897)
"Cape Trafalgar. The French were not slow to perceive their chance. The bellying curve of the two .«.hips prevented their stepping from bulwark to bulwark, ..."
6. The Philosophical Transactions ... Abridged by Royal Society (Great Britain), John Lowthorp, Henry Jones, Andrew Reid, John Gray, John Eames, John Martyn (1749)
"There. is no Harbour at Canil, or any other Place between Cape Trafalgar and Cadiz. ... Cape Trafalgar ..."