Armada
Armada Ar*ma"da ([aum]r*m[=a]"d[.a] or [aum]r*m[aum]"d[.a]), n. [Sp. armada, L. as if armata (sc. classic fleet), fr. armatus, p. p. of armare. See {Arm}, v. t. {Army}.] A fleet of armed ships; a squadron. Specifically, the Spanish fleet which was sent to assail England, a. d. 1558. [1913 Webster]

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Synonyms:
(especially that of Spain against England in 1588), ,


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