1. [ noun ] (geography) a village west of Alexandria on the north coast of Egypt; the scene of a decisive Allied victory over the Germans in 1942
Related terms: village Egypt
2. [ noun ] (military) in World War II (1942); a decisive Allied victory by British troops under Montgomery over German troops under Rommel
Synonyms: battle_of_el_alamein Al_Alamayn
Related terms: pitched_battle Egypt World_War_II