Definition of Flotillas

1. Noun. (plural of flotilla) ¹



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Definition of Flotillas

1. flotilla [n] - See also: flotilla

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flotillas

flotation constant
flotation cost
flotation device
flotation method
flotational
flotations
flote
flotel
flotels
floterial
flotery
flotes
flother
flothers
flotilla
flotillas (current term)
flotillin
flotsam
flotsam and jetsam
flotsams
flotson
flotsons
flotten
floud
flounce
flounced
flounces
flouncier
flounciest
flouncily

Literary usage of Flotillas

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1. The Nineteenth Century (1885)
"IRONCLADS AND TORPEDO flotillas. MOST people will admit that the mimic naval war, which lately took place on the coast of Ireland, by the fleet under the ..."

2. Military Operations and Maritime Preponderance: Their Relations and by Charles Edward Callwell (1905)
"As deep-sea communication ETf"? w^n them rarely exists, the flotillas which fight for mastery l?s^d°dnr. on their surface, or which by their existence at ..."

3. With Togo: The Story of Seven Months' Active Service Under His Command by H. C. Seppings Wright (1905)
"Mine sweepers were very busy after the gale, and I went out with one of the flotillas to peep into Port Arthur again, though on this occasion I was on a ..."

4. Calabria During a Military Residence of Three Years: In a Series of Letters by Duret de Tavel (1832)
"COMBAT BETWEEN THE TWO flotillas. CAMP OF MEGLIA, JULY 22, 1810. NOTHING favourable to the execution of our enterprise has yet presented itself. ..."

5. The War in the Crimea by Edward Bruce Hamley (1891)
"... of the Invasion—Instructions to the British Commander—A Siege contemplated—Preparations for Invasion—The Cholera—The Fleets and flotillas—Composition of ..."

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