Mnemonic - armed and dangerous fleet of warships
Word - armada
Meaning - fleet of warships
Part of Speech - verb
Synonyms - fleet, flotilla, navy
1 They were fearful of the Spanish Armada that would soon arrive at their shores.
2 The Sea Surfer was a light ship that could move a lot faster as compared to the other ships in the armada.
3 Captain Hawking was appointed to lead the armada of over a 1000 ships to the enemy shores.
4 Aragon arrived with the armada of ghost ships to the battle of Mordor.
5 The armada was instructed to move beyond the Persian Gulf and wait for further orders.
6 The Greeks assembled an armada to launch an attack on Troy.
The Spanish Armada also known as the invincible fleet was a large fleet sent against England by Philip II of Spain in 1958 with the intention of overthrowing Elizabeth I and putting an end to her involvement in Spanish Netherlands. It was defeated by the English navy and it was decided that the fleet should return. However severe storms disrupted the Armada and of the fleet's initial 130 ships, about fifty never returned to Spain.