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Definition of the noun admiralty

What does admiralty mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • admiralty: admiralties
  • Admiralty: Admiralties

  1. the department in charge of the navy (as in Great Britain)
  2. the office of admiral


Admiralty a.k.a. Admiralty Station is an MTR station located on Hong Kong Island, in an area often referred to as Admiralty. The station's livery is blue. The station connects the Tsuen Wan Line with the Island Line in cross-platform interchange type. Before the opening of the Tsuen Wan branch line in 1982, it was part of the Kwun Tong Line.


The Admiralty was the authority responsible for the command of the Royal Navy in the Kingdom of England, and later in Great Britain and until 1964 in the United Kingdom. Originally exercised by a single person, the Lord High Admiral, the Admiralty was from the early 18th century onwards almost invariably put "in commission" and exercised by the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, who sat on the Board of Admiralty.

  • also known as First Lord of the Admiralty

Phrases with Admiralty

  1. Admiralty Ham
  2. admiralty law
  3. Admiralty mile
  4. admiralty range
  5. Admiralty Flying Fox
  6. Admiralty Island Cuscus

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Google previewCorpus Juris (1914)

Being a Complete and Systematic Statement of the Whole Body of the Law as Embodied in and Developed by All Reported Decisions by William Mack, William Benjamin Hale

Admiralty is that branch or department of jurisprudence which relates to and regulates maritime property, affairs, and transactions, whether civil or criminal. In a more limited sense it is the tribunal exercising jurisdiction over maritime causes ...

Google previewThe Demise of the Beast 666 and the World Order Foretold in the Great Pyramid and Mayan Calendar 2012 (2008)

by Brian Leonard Golightly Marshall

Today, international admiralty is the private jurisdiction of the IMF, et al., the creditor in the bankruptcy of essentially every government on Earth. The UPU operates under the authority of treaties with every country in the world. It is, as it were, ...

Google previewA plan for the management of brown bear in relation to other resources on Admiralty Island, Alaska (1934)

by B. Frank Heintzleman, Hugh Wesley Terhune

Admiralty is the third largest island in southeastern Alaska, being exceeded in size by Prince of Wales and Chichagof Islands only. It is one of three large islands in this section of the Territory on which Alaska brown bears are found, the others ...

Google previewThey Own It All (Including You)! (2013)

By Means of Toxic Currency by Ronald MacDonald, Robert Rowen

Admiralty is a military designation for the maritime jurisdiction that is enforced during ...

Google previewGreat Pyramid & Mayan Calendar (2006)

Reveals Australia is where Paradise Will Begin in 2013 by Brian Leonard Golightly Marshall

Today, international admiralty is the private jurisdiction of the IMF, et al., the creditor in the bankruptcy of essentially every government on Earth. The UPU operates under the authority of treaties with every country in the world. It is, as it were, ...

Google previewA voyage of discovery to the north Pacific Ocean, and round the world; (1801)

in which the coast of north-west America has been carefully examined and accurately surveyed. : Undertaken by His Majesty's command, principally with a view to ascertain the existence of any navigable communication between the North Pacific and North Atlantic oceans; : and performed in the years 1790, 1791, 1792, 1793, 1794 and 1795, in the Discovery sloop of war, and armed tender Chatham, by George Vancouver

Dixon's chart is called Admiralty ...

Google previewLaw Dictionary: Sixth Edition

ADMIRALTY AND MARITIME JURISDICTION expansive jurisdiction over all actions related to events occurring at sea; “extends to all things done upon and relating to the sea, to transactions relating to commerce and navigation, to damages ...



bsent such a relationship, admiralty jurisdiction would depend entirely upon the fact that a tort occurred on navigable waters; a fact which in and ofitself, in light ofthe historical justification for federal admiralty jurisdiction, is quite immaterial ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Of the War Of 1812: A Political, Social, and Military History [3 volumes] (2012)

A Political, Social, and Military History by Spencer C. Tucker

Admiralty Board unhappy with the judge's decision regarding prizes could appeal to the king in the Court of Chancery. After 1625, the privy councillors who heard these appeals became known as the Lords Commissioners of Appeals in ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Ships and Shipping (1908)

by Herbert B. Mason

Bail may be taken before the Admiralty Registrar, or before any District Registrar or Commissioner to administer oaths in the Supreme Court. In every case the sureties, who must not be partners, must justify. Refer to Restraint on Ship; ...

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Scrabble value of A1D2M3I1R1A1L1T1Y4

The value of this 9-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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