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[naw-mey-kee-uh] /nɔˈmeɪ ki ə/

noun, plural naumachiae
[naw-mey-kee-ee] /nɔˈmeɪ kiˌi/ (Show IPA), naumachias.
a mock sea fight, given as a spectacle among the ancient Romans.
a place for presenting such spectacles.
noun (in ancient Rome) (pl) -chiae (-kɪˌiː), -chias, -chies
a mock sea fight performed as an entertainment
an artificial lake used in such a spectacle


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