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armada

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Navy
armadaar‧ma‧da /ɑːˈmɑːdə $ ɑːr-/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 PMNa large group of things, especially ships or boats 🔊 an armada of US naval vessels
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armadaThe carrier and an accompanying armada of escort ships gave Clinton a 21-gun salute.The largest Elf armada of all time was assembled to reclaim it.All that is known is that Tethlis died that day, and lacking his driving presence the armada turned back from Naggaroth.They'd all seen the armada crossing the water.Then the armada got under way again.
Armada, thethe ArmadaAr‧ma‧da, the /ɑːˈmɑːdə $ ɑːr-/ 🔊 🔊 a collection of armed ships sent by Spain in 1588 against England but defeated by the English navy. The word is sometimes used to describe any large group of ships. Drake, Sir Francis
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