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Meaning of EL ALAMEIN

Pronunciation:  ul alû'meyn

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  in World War II (1942); a decisive Allied victory by British troops under Montgomery over German troops under Rommel
  2. [n]  a village west of Alexandria on the north coast of Egypt; the scene of a decisive Allied victory over the Germans in 1942
 
 Synonyms: Al Alamayn, battle of El Alamein
 
 See Also: Arab Republic of Egypt, Arab Republic of Egypt, Egypt, Egypt, hamlet, pitched battle, Second World War, United Arab Republic, United Arab Republic, village, World War , World War II

 

 

 

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