What does battle of lepanto mean?

battle of lepanto meaning in General Dictionary

Turkish sea power was destroyed in 1571 by a league of Christian countries organized by the Pope

Sentence Examples with the word battle of lepanto

When Don John of Austria, after the battle of Lepanto in 1571, began to launch on a policy of self-seeking adventure, Escovedo was appointed as his secretary with the intention that he should act as a check on these follies.

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