Meaning of ADMIRALTY in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈad-m(ə-)rəl-tē ]


Date: 15th century

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

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.