Definition of Navy. Meaning of Navy. Synonyms of Navy

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Definition of Navy

Navy
Navy Na"vy; n.; pl. Navies. [ OF. navie, fr. L. navis ship. See Nave of a church.] 1. A fleet of ships; an assemblage of merchantmen, or so many as sail in company. ``The navy also of Hiram, that brought gold from Ophir.' --1 kings x. 11. 2. The whole of the war vessels belonging to a nation or ruler, considered collectively; as, the navy of Italy. 3. The officers and men attached to the war vessels of a nation; as, he belongs to the navy. Navy bean. see Bean. Navy yard, a place set apart as a shore station for the use of the navy. It often contains all the mechanical and other appliences for building and equipping war vessels and training their crews.

Meaning of Navy from wikipedia

- A navy, naval force, or maritime force is the branch of a nation's armed forces prin****lly designated for naval and amphibious warfare; namely, lake-borne...
- The United States Navy (USN) is the maritime service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the eight uniformed services of the United States...
- The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force. Although warships were used by English and Scottish kings from the early medieval period...
- The Indian Navy is the maritime branch of the Indian Armed Forces. The President of India is the Supreme Commander of the Indian Navy. The Chief of Naval...
- The United States Navy Sea, Air, and Land (SEAL) Teams, commonly known as Navy SEALs, are the U.S. Navy's primary special operations force and a component...
- The French Navy (French: Marine nationale, lit. 'National Navy'), informally La Royale, is the maritime arm of the French Armed Forces and one of the...
- The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) is the prin****l naval force of Australia, a part of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) along with the Australian Army...
- "In the Navy" is a song by American disco group Village People. It was released as the first single from their fourth studio album, Go West (1979). It...
- The Russian Navy (Russian: Военно-морской флот [ВМФ], romanized: Voyenno-morskoi flot [VMF], lit. '"Military Maritime Fleet"') is the naval arm of the...
- Navy blue is a very dark shade of the color blue. Navy blue got its name from the dark blue (contrasted with naval white) worn by officers in the Royal...