[ UK /ˈædmɜːɹə‍l/ ]
[ US /ˈædmɝəɫ/ ]
  1. any of several brightly colored butterflies
  2. the supreme commander of a fleet; ranks above a vice admiral and below a fleet admiral
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How To Use admiral In A Sentence

  • There is a great deal of feeling and perhaps some bitterness, but do you not all agree with me that it is quite possible, since there is a fashion of armament in Europe, and since there has been no withdrawal on the part of the Admiralty from the stand taken by the First Lord some months ago, to have the entire Canadian people approach this situation in a calm and in an impartial manner? Canada and the Empire
  • The rage and the disappointment of the admiral were beyond all bounds; what to him was the value of the capture of Aisa, of the Turkish alcaid, of the ten thousand of the baser sort; nay, what to him was the value of "Africa" itself when once again like a mocking spirit Dragut had glided beyond the sea horizon to devastate, to plunder, and to slay once more, the scourge and the menace of Sea-Wolves of the Mediterranean
  • Fish and chips for the white van man and beef wellington for the admiralty. BritChick Paris: Why a High Society Wedding in France Is Tres Tres Posh
  • The geographical results were fruitful; the Ross Sea, the Admiralty Range and the Great Ice Barrier were discovered and some eight hundred miles of Antarctic coastline were broadly delineated. The Home of the Blizzard Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914
  • A collection of tattered men o'war and patched sloops is firing directly over the decks of the old admiral's flagship and into the area of HMS Brown.
  • Admiral Lopez is one of the two flag officers in the U.S. Navy to achieve the rank of four-star admiral after direct commission from enlisted service.
  • The Admiralty court was declared by statute to be a sovereign court.
  • In Admiral Spruance, it had found one of the Pacific War's most effective tactical naval commanders.
  • One of Egypt's top-ranking admirals would be participating in sailboat races on the Nile River the same day.
  • In November 1875, Sir Frederick Evans, newly appointed hydrographer of the British Navy, ordered 123 doubtful islands banished from Admiralty Chart 2683 of the Pacific Ocean. A Furnace Afloat
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