flotilla flotilla  /floʊ ˈtɪ lə/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a United States Navy fleet consisting of two or more squadrons of small warships
  2. (n) a fleet of small craft

Usage(s):

  1. Confronting Task Force 70 is a Soviet flotilla of about ten guided missile cruisers, destroyers and frigates and more than a dozen support ships.
  2. Today a flotilla of freelance fact checkers make life more difficult for the salaried employees of what has come to be known as the MSM, or mainstream media.
  3. His uncanny nose for pigboats netted his flotilla a score of 14.

News

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    Flotilla, who won the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf at Santa Anita last November, will try to win her third consecutive major stakes against a talented field of 3-year-old fillies in Sunday’s $1,320,000 French Oaks at Chantilly Racecourse in France.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

  2. ‘Save the Bay Flotilla’ part pleasure cruise, part protest

    It conjures up images of dozens of white sails on an azure ocean, but flotilla is defined – for private craft – as a small fleet of vessels.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Old Colony Memorial & Plymouth Bulletin

  3. Chantilly: Flotilla seeks third straight major win in French Oaks

    Flotilla, who won the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf at Santa Anita last November, will try to win her third consecutive major stakes against a talented field of 3-year-old fillies in Sunday’s $1,320,000 French Oaks at Chantilly Racecourse in France.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

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Quotes

  1. "Before the flotilla set sail for Gaza, we discussed, in various forums, the continuation of our policy toward the Gaza Strip," Netanyahu said. "These discussions continued last week, inter alia, in the meetings I held on the subject with...
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: Benjamin Netanyahu Source: AFP

  2. Last week at a briefing with Press Secretary Robert Gibbs that followed a flotilla raid by Israeli commandos, Thomas asked the question: "Our initial reaction to this flotilla massacre, deliberate massacre, an international crime, was pitiful. What...
    on Jun 6, 2010 By: Helen Thomas Source: FOXNews

  3. "I am profoundly shocked by the tragic consequences of the Israeli military operation against the Peace Flotilla for Gaza," Kouchner said in a statement. "The circumstances of this drama must be fully brought to light and we wish for a...
    on May 31, 2010 By: Bernard Kouchner Source: Reuters

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