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cruise ship

noun
1.
a passenger ship built or used for pleasure cruises, usually taking passengers on an extended cruise with occasional calls in various places of interest.
Origin
1715-1725
1715-25
Can be confused
barge, boat, canoe, cruise ship, sailboat, ship, yacht.
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Examples for cruise ship
  • As mighty as glaciers look from the deck of a cruise ship, they are surprisingly fragile.
  • Think of a ragtop as nothing more elaborate than an upgraded stateroom, with a balcony, on a cruise ship.
  • There it is, outsized and gleaming, moored offshore and looking straight at you: a cruise ship.
  • In a single day the anchor of a cruise ship can destroy an area of coral reef half the size of a football pitch.
  • It took some time to talk my way onto what was said to be a cruise ship as a maintenance hand.
  • cruise ship travel allows you to relax for your entire vacation.
  • Once you board the cruise ship, getting to and from ports of call is typically a pleasure.
  • Next time take a cruise ship guys, and count your blessings.
  • Communicating from or with a cruise ship has become easier than ever, but it's still rife with opportunities to pay too much.
  • cruise ship cabins run the gamut from inside staterooms with no windows to multi-room suites.

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