Definitions for el alameinɛl ˌɑ lɑˈmeɪn, -ˌɑ lə-

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word el alamein

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

El A•la•meinɛl ˌɑ lɑˈmeɪn, -ˌɑ lə-(n.)

  1. 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.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. El Alamein(noun)

    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. 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

Wiktionary

  1. El Alamein(ProperNoun)

    A Mediterranean port town in northern Egypt. During World War II, two major battles were fought around El Alamein.

Freebase

  1. 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.

Translation

Find a translation for the el alamein definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these el alamein definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"el alamein." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 30 Aug. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/el alamein>.

Are we missing a good definition for el alamein?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for el alamein: