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Flotilla

a small fleet, 1711; a fleet of small vessels. See also armada, flote.

Examples: flotilla of boats; of fishing boats, 1826; of destroyers; of proverbs.

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flotilla

flo·til·la / flōˈtilə/ • n. a fleet of ships or boats: a flotilla of cargo boats.

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flotilla

flotilla XVIII. — Sp., dim. of flota fleet, rel. to FLOAT.

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flotilla

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