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starship

[stahr-ship] /ˈstɑrˌʃɪp/
noun
1.
a spaceship designed for intergalactic travel.
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  • Flying a starship does not give you the necessary background to run the agency, nor should you accept.
  • The starship heart of gold was built, and subsequently stolen from, here.
Word Origin and History for starship
n.

1934 (in "Astounding Stories"), from star (n.) + ship (n.).

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