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synonyms for squadron

  • armada
  • battalion
  • fleet
  • squad
  • escadrille
  • unit
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How to use squadron in a sentence

He was two years governor of New York, and was appointed commander in chief of the western squadron, 1779.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Three times the squadron of frigates got ready to accompany the new minister, but each time the minister postponed his departure.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
There he distinguished himself by capturing Wrzburg and two thousand of the enemy with a squadron of one hundred hussars.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
For as he came in sight of land the French squadron appeared, and the battle that became imminent was fought on the following day.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
Edward retained part of the squadron to assist the French king against the Flemings.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
In consequence of this he rode out one night with two or three troopers of a Western squadron.
WINSTON OF THE PRAIRIEHAROLD BINDLOSS
British squadron off St. Maloes captured a French brig and six merchantmen.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The state of her finances was such that she must be quite unable to fit out even a single squadron of moderate size.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Cuxhaven, a fortified town of Hanover, taken by storm, by the boats of a British squadron.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
So he sailed again, in a howling gale, straight through the British squadron, with the American flag flying at his peak.
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WORDS RELATED TO SQUADRON

  • fleet
  • flotilla
  • force
  • navy
  • squadron
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