Definition of Naval forces
1. Noun. An organization of military vessels belonging to a country and available for sea warfare.
Examples of category: Broadside, Broadside, Station
Member holonyms: Naval Unit, Fleet
Generic synonyms: Armed Service, Military Service, Service
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Derivative terms: Naval
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Naval Forces
Literary usage of Naval forces
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. International Law: A Treatise by Lassa Oppenheim (1921)
"... forces consist of combatants no"-Com- and non-combatants, so do the naval forces of belli- ... members of the naval forces at all, but are found on ..."
2. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1899)
"Second in Command of naval forces of the Province of Santiago de Cuba. Translated from the Spanish. INTRODUCTORY. The publication by this office of the ..."
3. The Hague Conventions and Declarations of 1899 and 1907: Accompanied by by James Brown Scott (1918)
"... CONCERNING BOMBARDMENT BY naval forces IN TIME OF WAR Signed at The Hague, ... respecting the bombardment by naval forces of undefended ports, towns, ..."
4. The Proceedings of the Hague Peace Conferences: Translation of the Original by James Brown Scott (1921)
"The first might be entitled: " Bombardment by naval forces in general" and might comprise Articles 1, 2 and 3; it might fix the rules for bombardment by ..."
5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... the power to make rules for the government and regulation of the land and naval forces, nor the power to declare war, gives it the command of the army. ..."
6. Elements of International Law by Henry Wheaton (1866)
"... to Mr. Secretary Monroe, by Admiral Cochrane, commanding the British naval forces on the North American station, dated on board his flag-ship in the ..."
7. The Tribune Almanac and Political Registerby Horace Greeley by Horace Greeley (1903)
"232 naval forces of States, etc 230 Pay table 230. ... 206 Military and naval forces 230 Officials 375 New-York: General Information 378 Assemblymen, ..."
8. A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1897 by United States President (1897)
"I have determined to order that all ports or places in the Philippines which may be in the actual possession of our land and naval forces by conquest shall ..."