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oceangoing

[oh-shuh n-goh-ing] /ˈoʊ ʃənˌgoʊ ɪŋ/
adjective
1.
(of a ship) designed and equipped to travel on the open sea.
2.
noting or pertaining to sea transportation:
oceangoing traffic.
Also, ocean-going.
Origin of oceangoing
1880-1885
1880-85; ocean + going
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