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Video footage: SEVASTOPOL, CRIMEA, UKRAINE - MAY 9, 2013: Vice admirals Youry Ilyin, Ukraine (left), and Alexander Fedotenkov, Russia, review the troops during military parade in honor of Victory Day
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Definition of the noun Admirals

What does Admirals mean as a name of something?

  1. Admirals is the vernacular name of the Nymphalidae, a family of Papilionoidea.
  2. Admirals is the vernacular name of the Limenitidinae, a subfamily of Nymphalidae.

Explanation

Admirals: In philately the Admirals are a series of definitive stamps issued by three countries of the British Commonwealth which show King George V, King of the Great Britain and the British Dominions. The stamps are referred to as the Admirals because King George is depicted in his Admiral of the Fleet uniform. The stamps were issued by Canada, New Zealand, and Rhodesia.

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Google previewMaritime Strategy and Continental Wars (2013)

by Rear Admiral K. Raja Menon

Maritime wars may escalate into a total war with a strong continental component, but the challenge to admirals is the reverse. Can a continental ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Rhythm & Blues and Doo-Wop Vocal Groups (2002)

by Mitch Rosalsky

Notes The Admirals formerly were the Sultans on Duke. Second tenor Gene McDaniels later went on ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Americana : a popular dictionary of arts, sciences, literature, history, politics, and biography, brought down to the present time (1836)

By the regulations of the navy, the lord high admiral grants commissions to inferior admirals to enforce obedience in all the branches of the service ; to all courts-martial for the trial of offences against the articles of war, upon which they decide ...

Google previewChambers's encyclopaedia (1901)

a dictionary of universal knowledge by William Chambers, David Patrick, W. & R. Chambers Ltd, J.B. Lippincott Company

In former times, each grade was subdivided into three sections, known as admirals (or Wee or rear-admirals) of the Red, of the White, and of the Blue, respectively. The flag hoisted by the admiral (thence called a flag-officer ) agreed in colour ...

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The admirals of his majesty's fleet are classed into three squadrons, viz. the red, the white, and the blue. (William Falconer)
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Scrabble value of A1D2M3I1R1A1L1S1

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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