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adjective as in seagoing

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Fortunately, Hoover, who at the time was living in London, intervened and convinced both sides to let him organize food relief as a private citizen, essentially creating his own pirate nation with its own flag, naval fleet, and railroads.

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During the American Revolutionary War, the revolutionaries were looking for creative ways to challenge British naval superiority.

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There’s both a naval blockade and a 40-mile-long border fence barring entry into Israel, complemented by an additional nine miles of steel and concrete walls on the Gaza-Egyptian border.

In late April, the Pentagon officially released naval footage of “unidentified aerial phenomena” that had been shared online, which may have primed some people to seek UFOs in their own backyards.

A recent study of the remains of one victim, who died on the beach not far from a small naval vessel, suggests that he might have been a senior naval officer.

Editor's Note: This story had been amended to clarify Jeffrey Wright's Naval service.

However, there has been a lot of work done since the report was released, the naval architect said.

“This is an area that the Navy is taking seriously,” one naval architect familiar with the design told The Daily Beast.

She entered into the Naval Reserve of the Royal Canadian Navy at 17 while still in high school.

Churchill welcomed the approach and immediately continued the exchanges using the code name “naval person.”

He had seen through a powerful naval glass some figures standing erect and silhouetted against the sky on the parapet.

I decided after anxious searching of heart to help the French by taking over some portion of their line with the Naval Brigade.

First we attack with the naval half and are held up—next we attack with the army half and are held up.

During the first few weeks following the Cavite naval battle nothing remarkable occurred between the belligerents.

Last night the French and the Naval Brigade made a good advance with slight loss.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to naval, such as: marine, maritime, oceangoing, seafaring, aquatic, and nautical.

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