noun, plural na·vies.
Origin of navy
Related formspro·na·vy, adjective
Examples from the Web for navies
When two navies came together, it was a collision, followed by boarding and a desperate, bloody fight at close quarters.
We are not dealing with nation states competing with each other in a fairly orderly way with armies, navies and air forces.
Let us compare England with nations which have no navies, or comparatively inconsiderable navies.
The disparity between the American and British navies was certainly disheartening.Famous Men and Great Events of the Nineteenth Century|Charles Morris
Here the navies of all the nations could ride at anchor side by side in safety.Great Cities of the United States|Gertrude Van Duyn Southworth
He thought out a combination submarine and airship which would put the navies of the world at the mercy of his country.Skippy Bedelle|Owen Johnson
Sweep away arms and armies, engines of war and navies, in one vast and irresistible wave of Universal Brotherhood.The Secret of the League|Ernest Bramah