naval base

noun

Definition of naval base

: an area command normally including a seaport that includes and integrates the shore activities (as a shipyard, ammunition depot, hospital) which provide local logistic services to the fleet

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“Naval base.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/naval%20base. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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