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Definition of flotilla noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

flotilla

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//fləˈtɪlə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//floʊˈtɪlə//
 
Types of boats and ships
 
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a group of boats or small ships sailing together See related entries: Types of boats and ships Word Origin early 18th cent.: from Spanish, diminutive of flota ‘fleet’.
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