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naval academy

a collegiate institution for training naval officers.
Origin of naval academy
An Americanism dating back to 1805-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • And I'm not going to wear any ring until you've graduated from the naval academy.

  • I took my degree at a naval academy, not at an agricultural college.

    Her Mother's Secret Emma D. E. N. Southworth
  • Liddon was well informed as to its history and attractions, having spent several weeks there before he joined the naval academy.

    The North Pacific Willis Boyd Allen
  • It is impossible for a negro to graduate from the naval academy, though he has the right to do so.

  • A monument to his memory was erected by brother officers in the grounds of the naval academy at Annapolis.

    The Life of Bret Harte Henry Childs Merwin

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