naval battle

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Noun1.naval battle - a pitched battle between naval fleetsnaval battle - a pitched battle between naval fleets
battle, engagement, fight, conflict - a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war; "Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga"; "he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement"
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But author Richard Snow argues in Iron Dawn that Hampton Roads was among the most significant Civil War conflicts because it was the first sea battle between ironclad ships: the Merrimack and the Monitor.
A port town fell silent yesterday to mark the 100th anniversary of the most significant sea battle of World War I.
Deep sea explorer and submariner Jourdan tells the story of the pivotal World War II sea battle from the perspective of the US submarine Nautilus.
That's a significant part of the problem here as we go from the glory of the 300 Spartans, defying the might of Persians at Thermopylae, to the sea battle at Salamis, when the united Greek states, under the wily Themistocles (Sullivan Stapleton), put the boot into the navy of Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro).
Which World War I sea battle was fought off the coast of Denmark in 1916?
What was the name of the sea battle in 1571 when combined forces of the Holy League defeated the Ottoman Empire?
WHEN, roughly twenty-five hundred years ago, Aristotle famously wondered about tomorrow's sea battle, he presented us with a splendid problem, a problem neither easily dismissed nor easily solved, one that even now continues to be a valuable source of philosophical insight.
The story, which has all the essential elements of life-threatening storms, mutiny, a major sea battle, and being stranded on a desert island, moves at fast pace.
COLOMBO: At least 24 Tamil Tiger rebels and a navy sailor were killed in a major sea battle off Sri Lanka s northeast coast on Monday, a navy spokesman said.