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ar·ma·da

 (är-mä′də, -mā′-)
n.
1. A fleet of warships.
2. A large group of moving things: an armada of ants crossing the lawn.

[Spanish, from Medieval Latin armāta; see army.]

armada

(ɑːˈmɑːdə)
n
(Military) a large number of ships or aircraft
[C16: from Spanish, from Medieval Latin armāta fleet, armed forces, from Latin armāre to provide with arms]

Armada

(ɑːˈmɑːdə)
n
(Historical Terms) the Armada See Spanish Armada

Ar•ma•da

(ɑrˈmɑ də, -ˈmeɪ-)

n., pl. -das.
1. Also called Spanish Armada. the fleet sent against England by Philip II of Spain in 1588, defeated by the English navy.
2. (l.c.) any fleet of warships.
3. (l.c.) a large group or force of vehicles, airplanes, etc.: an armada of transport trucks.
[1525–35; < Sp < Vulgar Latin *armāta; see army]

Armada

 an armed force; a fleet of ships of war, specifically, the fleet sent against England by Philip of Spain in 1588.
Examples: an armada of ships, 1533; of aircraft.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Armada - a large fleetarmada - a large fleet        
fleet - a group of warships organized as a tactical unit

armada

noun fleet, navy, squadron, flotilla An armada of allied ships participated in the invasion.
Translations

armada

[ɑːˈmɑːdə] Nflota f, armada f
the Armada (Hist) → la (Armada) Invencible

armada

[ˌɑːrˈmɑːdə] narmada f

armada

nArmada f; the Armadadie Armada; (= battle)die Armadaschlacht

armada

[ɑːˈmɑːdə] narmata (navale)