An Armada of sand crabs hefting a landlocked ship on their backs.
Even so, the dozen U.S. warships on station were the biggest contingent in this Armada.
A spice boutique and cooking school now complete the "Maisons de Bricourt" Armada.
"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.