Navarch Na"varch (n[=a]"v[aum]rk), n. [L. navarchus, Gr. nay`archo`s; nay^s ship + 'archo`s chief.] (Gr. Antiq.) The commander of a fleet. --Mitford. [1913 Webster]

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