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Lisbon Naval Base

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The Lisbon Naval Base (Portuguese: Base Naval de Lisboa), is the main installation and operational base of the Portuguese Navy. [1]

26 relations: Age of Discovery, Alcântara (Lisbon), Almada, Arsenal, Belém (Lisbon), Destroyer, Estuary, India, Lisbon, Naval base, Naval fleet, Naval School (Portugal), Portugal, Portuguese language, Portuguese Marine Corps, Portuguese Naval Aviation, Portuguese Navy, Seaplane, Submarine, Tagus, Torpedo boat, Vasco da Gama, Vila Franca de Xira, Warship, Wharf, World War I.

Age of Discovery

The Age of Discovery, or the Age of Exploration (approximately from the beginning of the 15th century until the end of the 18th century) is an informal and loosely defined term for the period in European history in which extensive overseas exploration emerged as a powerful factor in European culture and was the beginning of globalization.

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Alcântara (Lisbon)

(São Pedro de) Alcântara is a civil parish (freguesia) of the city and municipality of Lisbon.

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Almada is a city and a municipality in Portugal, located on the southern margin of the Tagus River, on the opposite side of the river from Lisbon.

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An arsenal is a place where arms and ammunition are made, maintained and repaired, stored, or issued, in any combination, whether privately or publicly owned.

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Belém (Lisbon)

Belém, whose name is derived from the Portuguese word for Bethlehem, is the southwesternmost civil parish (freguesia) of the municipality of Lisbon.

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In naval terminology, a destroyer is a fast, maneuverable long-endurance warship intended to escort larger vessels in a fleet, convoy or battle group and defend them against smaller powerful short-range attackers.

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An estuary is a partially enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.

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India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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Lisbon (Lisboa) is the capital and the largest city of Portugal, with an estimated population of 552,700, Census 2011 results according to the 2013 administrative division of Portugal within its administrative limits in an area of 100.05 km2.

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Naval base

A naval base, navy base, or military port is a military base, where warships and naval ships are docked when they have no mission at sea or want to restock.

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Naval fleet

A fleet or naval fleet is a large formation of warships, which is controlled by one leader and the largest formation in any navy.

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Naval School (Portugal)

The Portuguese Naval School (Escola Naval) is an higher education level naval academy in Alfeite, Portugal.

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Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa),In recognized minority languages of Portugal: Portugal is the oldest state in the Iberian Peninsula and one of the oldest in Europe, its territory having been continuously settled, invaded and fought over since prehistoric times.

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Portuguese language

Portuguese (português or, in full, língua portuguesa) is a Western Romance language originating from the regions of Galicia and northern Portugal in the 9th century.

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Portuguese Marine Corps

The Portuguese Marine Corps (Corpo de Fuzileiros, meaning literally "Corps of Fusiliers") is the special operations force of the Portuguese Navy.

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Portuguese Naval Aviation

The Portuguese Naval Aviation (Aviação Naval Portuguesa) is the naval air component of the Portuguese Navy, officially designated as Esquadrilha de Helicópteros da Marinha (EHM), responsible for the operation of the aircraft on board their ships.

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Portuguese Navy

The Portuguese Navy (Marinha Portuguesa, also known as Marinha de Guerra Portuguesa or as Armada Portuguesa) is the naval branch of the Portuguese Armed Forces which, in cooperation and integrated with the other branches of the Portuguese military, is charged with the military defense of Portugal.

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A seaplane is a powered fixed-wing aircraft capable of taking off and landing (alighting) on water.

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A submarine (or simply sub) is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.

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The Tagus (Tajo,; Tejo) is the longest river in the Iberian Peninsula.

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Torpedo boat

A torpedo boat is a relatively small and fast naval ship designed to carry torpedoes into battle.

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Vasco da Gama

Vasco da Gama, 1st Count of Vidigueira (c. 1460s – 24 December 1524), was a Portuguese explorer and the first European to reach India by sea.

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Vila Franca de Xira

Vila Franca de Xira is a municipality in the Lisbon District in Portugal.

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A warship is a naval ship that is built and primarily intended for naval warfare.

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A wharf, quay (also), staith or staithe is a structure on the shore of a harbor or on the bank of a river or canal where ships may dock to load and unload cargo or passengers.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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