admiralty

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ad·mi·ral·ty

noun \ˈad-m(ə-)rəl-tē\

Definition of ADMIRALTY

1
capitalized :  the executive department or officers formerly having general authority over British naval affairs
2
:  the court having jurisdiction over questions of maritime law; also :  the system of law administered by admiralty courts

First Known Use of ADMIRALTY

15th century

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