Passero, Cape
geographical name headland Italy at SE tip of Sicily

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Passero Cape — noun a cape that forms the southeastern corner of the island of Sicily • Syn: ↑Cape Passero • Instance Hypernyms: ↑cape, ↑ness • Part Holonyms: ↑Sicily, ↑Sicilia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cape Passero — noun 1. a cape that forms the southeastern corner of the island of Sicily • Syn: ↑Passero Cape • Instance Hypernyms: ↑cape, ↑ness • Part Holonyms: ↑Sicily, ↑Sicilia 2. a naval battle in the …   Useful english dictionary

  • Passero — noun a naval battle in the Mediterranean Sea off Cape Passero in which the Spanish navy was destroyed by France and England while attempting to recover Sicily and Sardinia from Italy (1719) • Syn: ↑Cape Passero • Regions: ↑Sicily, ↑Sicilia •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Capo Passero — or Cape Passero (Greek: polytonic|Πάχυνος; Latin: Pachynus or Pachynum) is a celebrated promontory of Sicily, forming the extreme southeastern point of the whole island, and one of the three promontories which were supposed to have given to it… …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of Cape Passero (1940) — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Cape Passero (1940) partof=the Mediterranean Theater of World War II caption=British light cruiser HMS Ajax . date=October 12 1940 place=Mediterranean, southeast of Sicily result=British victory… …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of Cape Passaro — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Cape Passaro partof=the War of the Quadruple Alliance caption=The Battle of Cape Passaro, 11 August 1718 by Richard Paton (oil on canvas, 1767) date=11 August, 1718 place=Cape Passaro, Sicily… …   Wikipedia

  • Sicilia — noun 1. the Italian region on the island of Sicily • Syn: ↑Sicily • Instance Hypernyms: ↑Italian region • Part Holonyms: ↑Italy, ↑Italian Republic, ↑Italia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sicily — noun 1. the Italian region on the island of Sicily (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑Sicilia • Instance Hypernyms: ↑Italian region • Part Holonyms: ↑Italy, ↑Italian Republic, ↑Italia …   Useful english dictionary

  • naval battle — noun a pitched battle between naval fleets • Hypernyms: ↑battle, ↑conflict, ↑fight, ↑engagement • Instance Hyponyms: ↑Actium, ↑Aegates Isles, ↑Aegadean Isles, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Пассеро, мыс — (Cape Passero) Англоиспанская война 1718 20 Место сражения 31 июля 1718, в котором участвовали англ. флот из 21 корабля под командованием адм. сэра Джорджа Бинга и исп. флот из 29 кораблей под командованием дона Антонио Кастаньеты. Бинг атаковал… …   Энциклопедия битв мировой истории

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