Part of speech: noun

The entire marine military force of a country; also, any fleet or body of ships.

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Usage examples "navy":

  1. Sons of the well- to- do went into law, the Church, the army, or the navy. - "Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed.", S. A. Reilly.
  2. Whenever you want anything that you can't get with your navy, Hickox'll look after it. - "The Dorrance Domain", Carolyn Wells.
  3. But they would now be able to starve us all to death in a month if it were not for the Navy. - "The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists", Robert Tressell.