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synonyms for fleets

  • armada
  • flotilla
  • navy
  • squadron
  • argosy
  • formation
  • line
  • tonnage
  • vessels
  • warships
  • naval force
  • sea power
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How to use fleets in a sentence

Action between the Swedish and Russian fleets, in which the former were defeated with great loss.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Whole fleets of boats with illicit cargoes had been passing and repassing between Kent and Picardy.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Few people know that large numbers of the splendid seamen who man our North Sea fishing fleets are arrant Cockneys.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
Does anyone ever think nowadays of the horrors that were to be seen among the fleets not so very long ago?
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
The smack was well clear of the fleets and spinning along nicely to southward on a dark night, and Jack was at the wheel.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
He had at no great distance armies and fleets which one word from him would put in motion.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
In the port lay fleets of great ships which had weathered the storms of the Euxine and the Atlantic.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
From Scotland would come all the saltpetre which would furnish the means of war to the fleets and armies of contending potentates.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Both fleets suffered much; French lost the Orient, crew saved.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
With both fleets sunk, and those of their men not slain, prisoners of war, there was no alternative policy but peace.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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