Definitions for el alameinɛl ˌɑ lɑˈmeɪn, -ˌɑ lə-
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El A•la•meinɛl ˌɑ lɑˈmeɪn, -ˌɑ lə-(n.)
a town on the N coast of Egypt, ab. 70 mi. (113 km) W of Alexandria: decisive British victory in World War II, 1942.
Category: Geography (places)
Ref: Also called Alamein.
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
El Alamein, Al Alamayn, Battle of El Alamein(noun)
a pitched battle in World War II (1942) resulting in a decisive Allied victory by British troops under Montgomery over German troops under Rommel
A Mediterranean port town in northern Egypt. During World War II, two major battles were fought around El Alamein.
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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