Even so, the dozen U.S. warships on station were the biggest contingent in this Armada.
An Armada of sand crabs hefting a landlocked ship on their backs.
A spice boutique and cooking school now complete the "Maisons de Bricourt" Armada.
Dartmouth fitted out two ships against the Armada, and was captured by both the royalists and parliamentarians in the Civil War.
How did the defeat of the Armada affect Spain's war in the Netherlands?
All along as he went he fell in with traders loaded with supplies for the use of the Armada.
Even yet the Armada might have rallied and renewed the attack.
The Armada might have failed, he admits, against the choice troops gathered about the Queen.
The Armada spread her sails, and let herself drive faster still.
The British Armada consisted of fifty war-ships, mounting more than a thousand guns.
"fleet of warships," 1530s (erroneously, as armado), from Spanish armada "an armed force," from Medieval Latin armata (see army). Especially of the "Invincible Armada" of Philip II of Spain (1588). Current form of the word is from 1590s.