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English noun: navy

1. navy (group) an organization of military vessels belonging to a country and available for sea warfare


Synonymsnaval forces


Broader (hypernym)armed service, military service, service


Member holonymfleet, naval unit


Domain categoryarmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine


Domain category membersbroadside, broadside, station

2. navy (attribute) a dark shade of blue


Synonymsdark blue, navy blue


Broader (hypernym)blue, blueness

3. Navy (group) the navy of the United States of America; the agency that maintains and trains and equips combat-ready naval forces


SynonymsUnited States Navy, US Navy, USN


Broader (hypernym)agency, authority, bureau, federal agency, government agency, office


Part holonymMarine Corps, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, Naval Research Laboratory, Naval Special Warfare, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Naval Underwater Warfare Center, NAWCWPNS, NRL, NSW, NSWC, NUWC, Office of Naval Intelligence, ONI, United States Marine Corps, United States Marines, United States Naval Academy, US Marine Corps, US Naval Academy, USMC


Part meronymDefense, Defense Department, Department of Defense, DoD, United States Department of Defense









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