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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a military shipyard;
[syn: navy yard, naval shipyard]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Navy \Na"vy\; n.; pl. Navies. [ OF. navie, fr. L. navis ship. See Nave of a church.] 1. A fleet of ships; an assemblage of merchantmen, or so many as sail in company. "The navy also of Hiram, that brought gold from Ophir." --1 kings x. 11. [1913 Webster] 2. The whole of the war vessels belonging to a nation or ruler, considered collectively; as, the navy of Italy. [1913 Webster] 3. The officers and men attached to the war vessels of a nation; as, he belongs to the navy. [1913 Webster] 4. same as navy blue. [PJC] Navy bean. see Bean. Navy yard, a place set apart as a shore station for the use of the navy. It often contains all the mechanical and other appliences for building and equipping war vessels and training their crews. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

navy yard n 1: a military shipyard [syn: navy yard, naval shipyard]