the Battle of Trafalgar

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  • (the) Battle of Trafalgar — the Battle of Trafalgar [the Battle of Trafalgar] an important sea battle (1805) in which the English, commanded by Lord Nelson, defeated both the French and the Spanish. It was fought near Cape Trafalgar, in south west Spain, during the ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Battle of Trafalgar — La Bataille de Trafalgar Pour les articles homonymes, voir Trafalgar. La Bataille de Trafalgar …   Wikipédia en Français

  • The Battle of Trafalgar (painting) — The Battle of Trafalgar is an oil on canvas painting, created by J.M.W. Turner in 1824. The painting was ordered by King George IV for the Painted Hall at Greenwich, as a pendant for Louthebourg s Lord Howe s action, or the Glorious First of June …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of Trafalgar — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Trafalgar partof=the Napoleonic Wars caption= The Battle of Trafalgar, as seen from the mizzen starboard shrouds of the Victory by J. M. W. Turner (oil on canvas, 1806 to 1808) date=21 October, 1805… …   Wikipedia

  • battle of Trafalgar — noun a 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) • Syn: ↑Trafalgar • Regions: ↑Atlantic, ↑Atlantic Ocean • Instance Hypernyms: ↑naval… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Order of battle at the Battle of the Nile — Battle of the Nile, Thomas Luny, 1834 The Battle of the Nile was a significant naval action fought during 1–3 August 1798. The battle took place in A …   Wikipedia

  • Order of battle at the Battle of San Domingo — Sir J.T. Duckworth s Action off San Domingo, Feb. 7 8th 1806, Thomas Whitcombe The Battle of San Domingo was the last fleet engagement of the Napoleonic Wars, contested off t …   Wikipedia

  • Trafalgar Way — The Trafalgar Way is the name given to the historic route used to carry dispatches with the news of the Battle of Trafalgar overland from Falmouth to the Admiralty in London. The first messenger in November 1805 was Lieutenant Lapenotiere, of HMS …   Wikipedia

  • Trafalgar Square — is a square in central London, England. With its position in the heart of London, it is a tourist attraction; its trademark is Nelson s Column which stands in the centre and the four lion statues that guard the column. Statues and sculptures are… …   Wikipedia

  • Trafalgar — can refer to:* Cape Trafalgar in south west Spain ** The Battle of Trafalgar, fought near the cape *** Trafalgar Square in London, commemorating the above battle *** Trafalgar Day, also commemorating the battle *** Trafalgar 200, bicentenary… …   Wikipedia

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