Examples from the Web for armada
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.Hollywood's Nonsensical, Multibillion-Dollar Franchise|Chris Lee|May 18, 2011|DAILY BEAST
A spice boutique and cooking school now complete the "Maisons de Bricourt" armada.
Happily there was no occasion for their services, the Armada being destroyed by a storm at sea.A Comprehensive History of Norwich|A. D. Bayne
To read the story of the Armada one would believe that the English destroyed this dangerous Spanish fleet.
The first mishap occurred when the Armada was rounding the north of Scotland.Famous Sea Fights|John Richard Hale
He sat again for Liverpool in the year of the Armada , and his name begins to appear in the proceedings.Bacon|Richard William Church
After this event, and after the aforesaid battles and victories, our armada retired to the port of Cavite for necessary repairs.
British Dictionary definitions for armada (1 of 2)
Word Origin for armada
British Dictionary definitions for armada (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for armada
"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.