Pronunciation: (li-pan'tō; It.le'pän-tô), [key]
1. Greek, Návpaktos. a seaport in W Greece, on the Lepanto Strait: Turkish sea power destroyed here 1571. 8170.
2. Gulf of. See Corinth, Gulf of.
3. Strait of. Also called Rion Strait. a strait between the Ionian Sea and the Gulf of Corinth. 1 mi. (1.6 km) wide.
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