admiralty: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ad'mur-ul-tē), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -ties,
- the office or jurisdiction of an admiral.
- the officials or the department of state having charge of naval affairs, as in Great Britain.
- a court dealing with maritime questions, offenses, etc.
- maritime law.
- the official building, in London, of the British commissioners for naval affairs.
- of or pertaining to admiralty law.
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