HyperDic: trafalgar

English > 1 sense of the word Trafalgar:
NOUNactTrafalgar, battle of Trafalgara naval battle in 1805 off the southwest coast of Spain
Trafalgar > pronunciation
Rhymesagar ... younger: 63 rhymes with ger...
English > Trafalgar: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningA naval battle in 1805 off the southwest coast of Spain; the French and Spanish fleets were defeated by the English under Nelson (who was mortally wounded).
Synonymbattle of Trafalgar
Instance ofnaval battleA pitched battle between naval fleets
Part ofNapoleonic WarsA series of wars fought between France (led by Napoleon Bonaparte) and alliances involving England and Prussia and Russia and Austria at different times
RegionAtlantic, Atlantic OceanThe 2nd largest ocean

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