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a passenger ship built or used for pleasure cruises, usually taking passengers on an extended cruise with occasional calls in various places of interest.
Can be confused
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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As mighty as glaciers look from the deck of a
, they are surprisingly fragile.
Think of a ragtop as nothing more elaborate than an upgraded stateroom, with a balcony, on a
There it is, outsized and gleaming, moored offshore and looking straight at you: a
In a single day the anchor of a
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
as a maintenance hand.
travel allows you to relax for your entire vacation.
Once you board the
, getting to and from ports of call is typically a pleasure.
Next time take a
guys, and count your blessings.
Communicating from or with a
has become easier than ever, but it's still rife with opportunities to pay too much.
cabins run the gamut from inside staterooms with no windows to multi-room suites.
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