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Aboukir

town on the Mediterranean coast of Egypt, site of battle in 1798 in which English defeated in the French.

Fishburn and Hughes: "The scene of the battle of the Nile (1-2 August 1798), in which the English fleet under Nelson defeated the French." (1)

Borges Index: 
Abenjacán el Bojarí, muerto en su laberinto, El aleph, OC, 603.