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noun (nav, ies)
  1. a country's entire sea force, including ships and personnel.
  2. a governmental department in charge of a country's sea force.
  3. (color) a dark blue color, colour, usually called navy blue
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  1. 000080" width="80">&nbsp; </td></tr></table>
Translations: 
  • Dutch: marineblauw
  • French: bleu marine
    (trans-mid)
  • German: marineblau
  • Italian: marina
  • Spanish: marina
adjective 
  1. belonging to the navy.
  2. (colour) having a dark blue colour.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: marineblauw
  • French: bleu marine
    (trans-mid)
Etymology: 
  • From navis "ship" or "boat". Compare Persian (fa-Arab, ÙÙ) (nav, ship).



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