Naumachy

Nau"ma*chy

(n"m*k), n. [L. naumachia, Gr. naymachi`a; nay^s ship + ma`chh fight, battle, ma`chesqai to fight.] 1. A naval battle; esp., a mock sea fight put on by the ancient Romans.
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2. (Rom. Antiq.) A show or spectacle representing a sea fight; also, a place for such exhibitions.
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