Definitions for naumachy
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a naval spectacle; a mock sea battle put on by the ancient Romans
A place built to stage a mock sea-battle, or the show performed therein.
Origin: From naumachie and its source, naumachia.
a naval battle; esp., a mock sea fight
a show or spectacle representing a sea fight; also, a place for such exhibitions
Origin: [L. naumachia, Gr. naymachi`a; nay^s ship + ma`chh fight, battle, ma`chesqai to fight.]
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