Definition of Battle of lepanto
1. Noun. Turkish sea power was destroyed in 1571 by a league of Christian nations organized by the Pope.
Generic synonyms: Naval Battle
Geographical relationships: Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic
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Literary usage of Battle of lepanto
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1. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"The battle of Lepanto proved the superiority of Christian arms, its results that of Turkish diplomacy. It made clear also the fact that the Ottoman State ..."
2. The Works of Tennyson by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Hallam Tennyson Tennyson (1905)
"Though a difficult birth, it was destined to give a lusty proof of vitality in the battle of Lepanto, ..."
3. Etude pratique du paludisme et des parasites du sang by John William Watson Stephens, John Addington Symonds, Samuel Rickard Christophers (1904)
"... Wealth—Ascetic Purity of Manners becomes fashionable—Piety— The Catholic Reaction generates the Counter-Reformation—Battle of Lepanto—Gregory XIII. ..."
4. The History of Modern Europe: With an Account of the Decline & Fall of the by William Russell, Charles Coote (1822)
"The battle of Lepanto, though purchased with so much blood, and so ruinous to the vanquished, was of no real benefit to the victors. ..."
5. The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select by REUBEN. PERCY, Thomas Byerley, Joseph Clinton Robertson, 1788-1852 comp, Sholto Percy (1868)
"... battle of lepanto. After the reduction of Cyprus by the Turks, in ths sixteenth century, they plundered the coasts of Dalmatia, ..."
6. The Spanish Story of the Armada, and Other Essays by James Anthony Froude (1899)
"The battle of Lepanto followed, and the young irregular Spanish prince blazed out into a hero of romance. Philip was a faithful son of the Church, ..."