Meaning of Abukir

A•bu•kir

Pronunciation: (ä"b-kēr', ab"-), [key]
— n.
  1. a bay in N Egypt, between Alexandria and the Rosetta mouth of the Nile: French fleet defeated here by British fleet 1798.
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