Invincible Armada, The
Invincible Armada, The
A fleet intended to invade England and to put an end to the long series of English aggressions against the colonies and possessions of the Spanish Crown

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  • Armada — /ahr mah deuh, may /, n. 1. Also called Invincible Armada, Spanish Armada. the 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. 2. (l.c.) any fleet of… …   Universalium

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