HyperDic: battle_of_the_spanish_armada

English > 1 sense of the expression Battle of the Spanish Armada:
NOUNactBattle of the Spanish Armadain the English Channel a small fleet of British ships successfully defeated the large / large armada sent from Spain by Philip II to invade England
English > Battle of the Spanish Armada: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningIn the English Channel a small fleet of British ships successfully defeated the large / large armada sent from Spain by Philip II to invade England.
Instance ofnaval battleA pitched battle between naval fleets
RegionEnglish ChannelAn arm of the Atlantic Ocean that forms a channel between France and Britain

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