Battle of Lepanto

Battle of Lepanto
noun
Turkish sea power was destroyed in 1571 by a league of Christian nations organized by the Pope
Syn: ↑Lepanto
Regions: ↑Greece, ↑Hellenic Republic, ↑Ellas
Instance Hypernyms: ↑naval battle

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