navy yard

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noun

a government dockyard where naval ships are built, repaired, and fitted out, and naval supplies and munitions are laid up.

Nearby words

  1. navy cross,
  2. navy cut,
  3. navy gray,
  4. navy list,
  5. navy plug,
  6. nawab,
  7. naxalite,
  8. naxos,
  9. naxçivan,
  10. nay

Origin of navy yard

First recorded in 1765–75

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British Dictionary definitions for navy yard

navy yard

noun

a naval shipyard, esp in the US
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