Meaning of Armada
Pronunciation: (är-mä'du, -mā'-), [key]
- Also calledthe fleet sent against England by Philip II of Spain in 1588. It was defeated by the English navy and later dispersed and wrecked by storms.
- (l.c.) any fleet of warships.
- (l.c.) a large group or force of vehicles, airplanes, etc.: an armada of transport trucks.
- armada (Thesaurus)