English version

flotilla

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Water
flotillaflo‧til‧la /fləˈtɪlə $ floʊ-/ noun [countable]  TTWGROUP OF THINGSa group of small ships
Examples from the Corpus
flotillaThere's this big depot ship in the loch and it's got a flotilla of submarines ... Submarines.On a flotilla holiday you may accidentally lose equipment or damage the yacht.A black flotilla of clouds rose towering over the mountains and advanced on the house.In 5 days novices learn enough to skipper a yacht safely on an Ionian flotilla.Discover the wonderful Ionian Islands on one of our flotillas tailored to give confidence to the inexperienced and freedom to the expert.Apart from being married, he's got a nasty reputation where the Wrens in this flotilla are concerned.Two are available for each two week flotilla, and one for Villa-Flotilla.It works well; many crews book two weeks flotilla next year!
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