Admiralty

The admiralty was the board of state charged with the provision, organisation and control of the royal navy. It was founded by Henry VIII and amalgamated in 1964 into the ministry of defence.
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Admiralty

[East] The Admiralty (East) Public Transport Interchange ({zh|c=金鐘(東)公共運輸交匯處}) is a major bus terminus located in Admiralty, Central and Western District, Hong Kong. Located above Admiralty Station of the MTR, the terminus hosts bus routes to most destinations in the Southern District west of Deep Water Bay, so the u...
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admiralty

[n] - the department in charge of the navy (as in Great Britain) 2. [n] - the office of admiral
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Admiralty

Ad'mi·ral·ty noun ; plural Admiralties [ French amirauté , for an older amiralté , office of admiral, from Late Latin admiralitas . See Admiral .] 1. The office or jurisdiction of an admiral. Prescott. 2. The department or office...
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admiralty

Origin: F. Amiraute, for an older amiralte, office of admiral, fr. LL. Admiralitas. See Admiral. ... 1. The office or jurisdiction of an admiral. ... 2. The department or officers having authority over naval affairs generally. ... 3. The court which has jurisdiction of maritime questions and offenses. ... In England, admiralty jurisdiction was form...
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admiralty

noun the department in charge of the navy (as in Great Britain)
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admiralty

noun the office of admiral
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Admiralty

• (n.) The office or jurisdiction of an admiral. • (n.) The department or officers having authority over naval affairs generally. • (n.) The court which has jurisdiction of maritime questions and offenses. • (n.) The system of jurisprudence of admiralty courts. • (n.) The building in which the lords of the admiralty, in Eng...
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Admiralty

(from the article `Saint Petersburg`) Much of St. Petersburg`s historical and cultural heritage is concentrated on the Admiralty Side. The district centres on the Admiralty. This, the ...
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Admiralty

in Great Britain, until 1964, the government department that managed naval affairs. In that year the three service departments—the Admiralty, the War ... [1 related articles]
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Admiralty

Admiralty, in British government, department in charge of the operations of the Royal Navy until 1964. Originally established under Henry VIII, it was reorganized under Charles II. Five lords commissioners composed the board of Admiralty, each gradually developing his own field of specific responsib...
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Admiralty

The name of a jurisdiction which takes cognizance of suits or actions which arise in consequence of acts done upon or relating to the sea; or, in other words, of all transactions and proceedings relative to commerce and navigation, and to damages or injuries upon the sea. In the great maritime nations of Europe, the term 'admiralty jurisdiction,' i...
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Admiralty

n. also referred to as admiralty law, maritime law or Law of the Sea, it is a distinct body of law which governs maritime questions and offenses. Admiralty law was introduced into England. In the USA, it is under the jurisdiction of the US district courts and appeal from judgments in admiralty case lies to the US courts of appeals.
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Admiralty

A high naval authority in charge of a state's Navy or a major territorial component. In the Royal Navy (UK) the Board of Admiralty, executing the office of the Lord High Admiral, promulgates Naval law in the form of Queen's (or King's) Regulations and Admiralty Instructions.
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Admiralty

[disambiguation] Admiralty refers to the function of providing and commanding a Navy. It gives its name to: ==Legal== ==Naval organizations== ===Russia=== ===United Kingdom=== ===Netherlands=== ===Germany=== ==Places== ==Ships and shipping== ==Buildings== ==Other== ...
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Admiralty

The Admiralty was the authority responsible for the command of the Royal Navy in the Kingdom of England, and later in Great Britain and until 1964 in the United Kingdom. Originally exercised by a single person, the Lord High Admiral, the Admiralty was from the early 18th century onwards almost invariably put `in commission` and exercised by the .....
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Admiralty

A high naval authority in charge of a state's Navy or a major territorial component. In the Royal Navy (UK) the Board of Admiralty, executing the office of the Lord High Admiral, promulgates Naval law in the form of Queen's (or King's) Regulations and Admiralty Instructions.
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Admiralty

The law and court with jurisdiction over maritime affairs in general.
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