Definition of Navarch

1. n. The commander of a fleet.

Definition of Navarch

1. Noun. (historical Ancient Greece) The commander of a fleet. ¹

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Definition of Navarch

1. an admiral in ancient Greece [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Navarch

naval installation
naval medicine
naval mine
naval missile
naval officer
naval radar
naval shipyard
naval tactical data system
naval unit
naval weaponry
navarch (current term)
navel orange

Literary usage of Navarch

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1. Greece Revisited, and Sketches in Lower Egypt, in 1840: With Thirty-six by Edgar Garston (1842)
"... and manned—Government under Turks—First naval expedition— Second idem — Miaoulis joins the fleet — His gallantry at Patras—Named navarch—Battle ..."

2. Modern American Law: A Systematic and Comprehensive Commentary on the by Eugene Allen Gilmore, William Charles Wermuth (1917)
"This action was deemed necessary by them, because their vessels did not have sufficient provisions for the winter, and also because the navarch was in a ..."

3. The International Law and Custom of Ancient Greece and Rome by Coleman Phillipson (1911)
"... seeing that the attempt was made solely on the initiative of the navarch, who has a legal right to act in such a case.1 Similarly, in 198 BC, ..."

4. The Histories of Polybius by Polybius, Friedrich Otto Hultsch, Evelyn Shirley Shuckburgh (1889)
"... and appointed Theaetetus at once envoy and navarch to convey it at the beginning of summer, accompanied by an embassy under Rhodo- phon, to attempt in ..."

5. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1912)
"Began on Monday, May 8th, fitting out the "navarch" for the season's work, ... Spent Saturday finishing painting "navarch" and fixing windows. ..."

6. Essays and Addresses by Richard Claverhouse Jebb (1907)
"Two are dedications on statues erected by the Confederation,—one in honour of "the navarch Callicrates of Samos"—possibly the very ..."

7. A Manual of Greek Antiquities by Percy Gardner, Frank Byron Jevons (1895)
"In BC 480 the command of the fleet was in the hands of a navarch.1 This office, which at first might be held by one of the kings,3 eventually became ..."

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