Even so, the dozen U.S. warships on station were the biggest contingent in this Armada.
An Armada of sand crabs hefting a landlocked ship on their backs.
A spice boutique and cooking school now complete the "Maisons de Bricourt" Armada.
Dartmouth fitted out two ships against the Armada, and was captured by both the royalists and parliamentarians in the Civil War.
They collected an Armada the like of which was never imagined, neither before nor since.
All along as he went he fell in with traders loaded with supplies for the use of the Armada.
The Persians were beaten, horse and foot—the Armada had gone down.
The Armada might have failed, he admits, against the choice troops gathered about the Queen.
On June 11, the British Armada set out on the final stage of its journey.
The British Armada consisted of fifty war-ships, mounting more than a thousand guns.
"fleet of warships," 1530s (erroneously, as armado), from Spanish armada "an armed force," from Medieval Latin armata (see army). Especially of the "Invincible Armada" of Philip II of Spain (1588). Current form of the word is from 1590s.