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navy

na·vy

navy

 
 
pronunciation:
neI vi
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part of speech: noun
inflections: navies
definition 1: (often capitalized) the part of a nation's military organization that conducts war on or over the sea.
My grandfather served in the Navy during World War Two.
similar words:
armada
definition 2: all of a country's warships together with their crews, officers, bases and supplies.
Countries with seacoasts often have a navy.
similar words:
armada
definition 3: a dark blue color.
Navy is a good choice for a business suit.
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The word navy contains the following part:
nav Latin root that means ship
synonyms:
naut