What does naumachia mean?

naumachia meaning in General Dictionary

a naval spectacle; a mock sea battle put on by the ancient Romans

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  • identical to naumachy

Sentence Examples with the word naumachia

Among the public buildings still recognizable are a theatre capable of accommodating 6000 spectators, a naumachia (circus for naval combats) and several temples, of which the largest was probably the grandest structure in the city, possessing a portico of Corinthian pillars 38 ft.

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