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ocean liner

noun
1.
an oceangoing passenger ship, operating either as one unit of a regular scheduled service or as a cruise ship.
Origin of ocean liner
1830-1840
1830-40, Americanism
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  • Here a huge canoe made of a single log, and there a mammoth steamer with all the elegances of an ocean-liner.

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