Cape Passero

Definitions of Cape Passero
  1. noun
    a cape that forms the southeastern corner of the island of Sicily
    synonyms: Passero Cape
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    cape, ness
    a strip of land projecting into a body of water
  2. 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)
    synonyms: Passero
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    naval battle
    a pitched battle between naval fleets
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