What does the word squadron mean?

Usage examples for squadron

  1. Such odds for our ship were certainly not desired; but, the best having been done that could be in the circumstances, there was reasonable ground to believe that, by the time the enemy got through with her, they would not amount to much as a fighting squadron. – Lessons of the war with Spain and other articles by Alfred T. Mahan
  2. If it so proved, our squadron would be nearer at hand. – Lessons of the war with Spain and other articles by Alfred T. Mahan
  3. On such conditions, Admiral Brueys resolved not to take his squadron into the harbour. – History Of Egypt From 330 B.C. To The Present Time, Volume 12 (of 12) by S. Rappoport
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