[ naw-muh-kee ]
/ ˈnɔ mə ki /
noun, plural nau·ma·chies.
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Example sentences from the Web for naumachy
The circus was so constructed that it could also be used as a naumachy.A Manual of the Historical Development of Art|G. G. (Gustavus George) Zerffi
Naumachy, naw′ma-ki, n. a sea-fight: a show representing a sea-fight.