Definition of Abukir bay
1. Noun. A bay on the Mediterranean Sea in northern Egypt.
Generic synonyms: Bay, Embayment
Group relationships: Mediterranean, Mediterranean Sea
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Literary usage of Abukir bay
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1. The Nile: Notes for Travellers in Egypt by Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge (1907)
"A few days later Nelson destroyed the French fleet in abukir bay. ... Sir Ralph Abercromby lands at abukir bay with 17000 men (March 8); ..."
2. History of Modern Europe by Ferdinand Schevill (1898)
"England attacked in 1798 Rattle of abukir bay. ... French expedition, by attacking the French fleet on August 1, at abukir bay, and destroying it utterly. ..."
3. A General History of Europe (350-1900) by Oliver Joseph Thatcher, Ferdinand Schevill (1900)
"Battle of abukir bay. The failure of the Egyptian campaign. land, but England still showed no disposition to yield to the Republic. ..."
4. The India directory, for the guidance of commanders of steamers and sailing by Alfred Dundas Taylor, James Horsburgh (1874)
"abukir bay has its E. point marked by Rosetta light-house, ... Situated 30 m. from Alexandria, at the NE extreme of abukir bay, visible 20 m., elevated 175 ..."
5. The Literature of Egypt and the Soudan from the Earliest Times to the Year by Ibrahim-Hilmy (1888)
"MANSELL ( ), Commander, BN abukir bay, Western portion. [Admiralty Chart.] London, 1857 ; corrected, 1863. [No. and size, 2681 DE; scale, m = З'О.] London, ..."
6. Report by United States Board on Geographic Names, United States Geographic Board (1916)
"Abukir; Bay, northern coast of Egypt, between promontory of Abukir on west and Rosetta mouth of Nile on east. ..."