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El Alamein

Definition of the noun el alamein

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noun

  1. a village to the west of Alexandria on the northern coast of Egypt; the scene of a decisive Allied victory over the Germans in 1942
  2. a pitched battle in World War II (1942) resulting in a decisive Allied victory by British troops under Montgomery over German troops under Rommel
    • region: Arab Republic of Egypt / Egypt / United Arab Republic
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonyms of El Alamein: Al Alamayn / Battle of El Alamein
    • instance of: pitched battle = a fierce battle fought in close combat between troops in predetermined positions at a chosen time and place
    • part of: Second World War / World War 2 / World War II = a war between the Allies (Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, France, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Philippines, Poland, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States, USSR, Yugoslavia) and the Axis (Albania, Bulgaria, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Rumania, Slovakia, Thailand) from 1939 to 1945

Place

El Alamein is a town in the northern Matrouh Governorate of Egypt. Located on the Mediterranean Sea, it lies 106 kilometres west of Alexandria and 240 kilometres northwest of Cairo. As of 2007, it has a local population of 7,397 inhabitants.

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"El Alamein" is a musical album of Calm Hatchery.

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"El Alamein" is a book by Jon Latimer.

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Google previewDictionary of British Military History (2009)

by George Usher

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Small photo of EL ALAMEIN, EGYPT - MARCH 23, 2010 : Commonwealth war graves at El Alamein War Cemetery in northern Egypt. The cemetery contains the graves of British Empire soldiers who died during World War Two.Small photo of War graves in the Saharan Desert at the Commonwealth Cemetery in El Alamein, EgyptSmall photo of EL ALAMEIN, EGYPT - MARCH 23, 2010 : Commonwealth war graves at El Alamein War Cemetery in northern Egypt. The cemetery contains the graves of British Empire soldiers who died during World War Two.Small photo of SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA. – On December 18, 2017. - The El Alamein Memorial Fountain is an outstanding work of modernist design in water. It is State Heritage-listed, in Fitzroy Gardens, King Cross.Small photo of EL ALAMEIN, EGYPT - MARCH 23, 2010 : A British Spit Fire fighter plane on display at the El Alamein War Museum in northern Egypt.Small photo of SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA. – On December 18, 2017. - The El Alamein Memorial Fountain is an outstanding work of modernist design in water. It is State Heritage-listed, in Fitzroy Gardens, King Cross.Small photo of EL ALAMEIN, EGYPT - MARCH 23, 2010 : An Italian Armoured Artillery M13/75 tank on display at the El Alamein War Museum in northern Egypt. More...

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