Meaning of navarchy in English:

navarchy

Pronunciation /ˈneɪvɑːkɪ/ /ˈnavɑːki/

noun

rare Ancient Greek History
  • The office or position of a navarch; the period during which such office is exercised.

Origin

Mid 17th century (in an earlier sense). From ancient Greek ναυαρχία command of a fleet, period of such command, naval supremacy from ναύαρχος + -ία. Cf post-classical Latin navarchia command of a ship.