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  1. naumachy, naumachia(noun)

    a naval spectacle; a mock sea battle put on by the ancient Romans

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  1. naumachia(Noun)

    The recreation of sea battles in a river basin

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  1. Naumachia

    The naumachia in the Ancient Roman world referred to both the staging of naval battles as mass entertainment and the basin in which this took place.

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