El/Al. Egyptian village that gave its name to two battles of World War II.

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  • Alamein — Alamein, El …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Alamein — can refer to:*El Alamein, a town in Egypt *First and Second Battle of El Alamein, during World War II *Alamein railway line, Melbourne, Australia *Alamein railway station, Melbourne *HMS Alamein , a destroyer of the Royal Navy …   Wikipedia

  • Alamein — Alamein,   Ort in Ägypten, El Alamein …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Alamein — (Al ) (al Alamayn) village d égypte sur la Méditerranée, à 100 km à l O. d Alexandrie. Le Brit. Montgomery y remporta sur l All. Rommel une gigantesque bataille de chars (du 23 oct. au 3 nov. 1942) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Alamein — DMS …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Alamein, El- — ▪ Egypt       coastal town in northwestern Egypt, about 60 miles (100 km) west of Alexandria, that was the site of two major battles between British and Axis forces in 1942 during World War II. El Alamein is the seaward (northern) end of a 40… …   Universalium

  • Alamein, El — geographical name see El Alamein …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Alamein,El — Al·a·mein (ăl ə mānʹ), El See El Alamein. * * * …   Universalium

  • Alamein — /al euh mayn /, n. See El Alamein. * * * …   Universalium

  • Alamein — Al|a|mein El Alamein a place in Egypt where the British army won an important battle against the German army in World War II …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Alamein — A•la•mein [[t]ˌæl əˈmeɪn[/t]] n. geg El Alamein …   From formal English to slang

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