Definition of naval in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈnāvəl/


Of, in, or relating to a navy or navies: a naval officer naval operations
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  • I would like to study about the naval history between the Japanese and the Royal Navy.
  • He is also an avid historian and often conducts tours of the historical naval base.
  • The harbour at Suda Bay was the largest in the Mediterranean Sea and an ideal base for naval operations.


Late Middle English: from Latin navalis, from navis 'ship'.

Words that rhyme with naval


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Syllabification: na·val

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