United States Navy

  1. the permanent or regular naval force of the United States, under the authority of the Department of Defense since 1947. Abbreviation: USN

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How to use United States Navy in a sentence

  • You will also run up against some excellent material from the United States Navy, to say nothing of a fine lot of able seamen.

    West Wind Drift | George Barr McCutcheon
  • We now find them serving as ensigns, this being the lowest rank among commissioned officers of the United States Navy.

  • For nearly three years she had been in the auxiliary fleet of the United States Navy.

    The Pagan Madonna | Harold MacGrath