Meaning of Lepanto

Le•pan•to

Pronunciation: (li-pan'tōIt.le'pän-tô), [key]
— n.
  1. Greek,a seaport in W Greece, on the Lepanto Strait: Turkish sea power destroyed here 1571. 8170.
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  3. Also calleda strait between the Ionian Sea and the Gulf of Corinth. 1 mi. (1.6 km) wide.
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