Definition of The Fighting Téméraire from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

The Fighting Téméraire

 
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a famous painting (1838) by J M W Turner. It is a picture of the Téméraire, an old military sailing ship, being pulled up the Thames by a steamship, on its way to being destroyed. The subject of ships on the river and the colourful London sky are typical of Turner.