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Princeton's WordNet

  1. naumachy, naumachia(noun)

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


  1. naumachy(Noun)

    A place built to stage a mock sea-battle, or the show performed therein.

  2. Origin: From naumachie and its source, naumachia.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Naumachy(noun)

    a naval battle; esp., a mock sea fight

  2. Naumachy(noun)

    a show or spectacle representing a sea fight; also, a place for such exhibitions

  3. Origin: [L. naumachia, Gr. naymachi`a; nay^s ship + ma`chh fight, battle, ma`chesqai to fight.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Naumachy

    naw′ma-ki, n. a sea-fight: a show representing a sea-fight.—Also Naumach′ia. [Gr. naus, a ship, machē, a fight.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of naumachy in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of naumachy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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