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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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