Definition of Naval academy
1. Noun. An academy for training naval officers.
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Generic synonyms: Academy
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Literary usage of Naval academy
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Year Book: A Record of Events and Progress by Francis Graham Wickware, (, Albert Bushnell Hart, (, Simon Newton Dexter North, William M. Schuyler (1915)
"-The naval academy graduated in June a class of 152 who were commissioned as ensigns. The admissions to the Academy numbered 267. The courses in English at ..."
2. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1919)
"A POST GRADUATE COURSE IN EXPOSITION By HC WASHBURN, US naval academy INTRODUCTION In 1916, at the request of the Secretary of the Navy, the Society for the ..."
3. The Records of Living Officers of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps by Lewis Randolph Hamersly (1898)
"William B. Caperton.—Born in Tennessee. Entered naval academy ... Promoted Lieutenant, March 4, 1890; naval academy, May, 1893-6 ; " Oregon," June, 1896, ..."
4. The Making of America by Robert Marion La Follette, William Matthews Handy, Charles Higgins (1906)
"LIFE AND STUDY AT THE naval academy. BY WALTER Ci. RICHARDSON. ... John Paul Jones was not a graduate of the naval academy, and there is no reason to ..."
5. History of the Confederate States Navy from Its Organization to the by John Thomas Scharf (1894)
"THE CONFEDERATE STATES naval academy. TO establish a naval school for the proper training of the younger officers of the Confederate navy was a project to ..."
6. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"In September, 1877, the appellant was appointed a cadet midshipman at the Naval Academy. At that time the provisions of the Revised Statutes in force and ..."
7. A Contribution to the Bibliography of the History of the United States Navy by Charles T[homas] Harbeck (1906)
"A story of cadet life in the United States naval academy at Annapolis. New York. ... Etchings from the naval academy, by a member of the class of'67. ..."