Definitions

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  • n. Naval military power.

Etymologies

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sea +‎ power

Examples

  • After quoting the views of the British Admiralty, he referred to the importance of the Pacific in the evolution of human history, which he said could be narrated in terms of seapower from the Xgean and the Mediterranean to the North Sea and the Atlantic.

    The Naval Question in its Relation to the Empire

  • This account of 1,000 years of English, Scottish, Irish and Welsh naval history is full of surprises, showing how Anglo-Saxon seapower fell apart under the Normans and revived only sporadically until Henry VIII, Elizabeth and (surprisingly) Charles I laid the foundations for the Royal Navy.

    Election Spin

  • The conventional narratives cast trade and seapower as the key to Britain's rise.

    Decline Without a Fall

  • He failed to take the city, owing to his lack of seapower, but John, the despot of Thessaly, was obliged to give up the title Emperor of the West and to recognize the suzerainty of the Nicaean emperor.

    1236-71

  • The seapower symposium allows top navy officers to network among their counterparts and to exchange ideas.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Naval Staff College, he is to take part in the four-day 13th international seapower symposium which starts on Sunday at the US

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Most of it went to the Rhodians, who provided the manpower and seapower for the exercise.

    Fortune's Favorites

  • Combat operations in World War II and Korea, combined with a growing number of experienced naval airmen able to articulate, consolidate, and pass on their knowledge, proved beyond doubt that in the latter part of the twentieth century seapower was impossible without airpower.

    On Yankee Station

  • Aside from unpublicized concessions to the Soviets in return for their removal of the ICBMs from Cuba, the Russians were provided a humiliating but harmless lesson in seapower.

    On Yankee Station

  • Consider what combined arms — airpower coupled with seapower — can do to conventional forces responding to a landing.

    On Yankee Station

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