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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Occupations, Water
longshoremanlong‧shore‧man /ˈlɒŋʃɔːmən $ ˈlɒːŋʃɔːr-/ noun (plural longshoremen) [countable] American English  BOTTWsomeone whose job is to load and unload ships at a dock syn docker British English
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longshoremanNear the draw dock some longshoremen had heaped it up and set light to it, to clear the area.
From Longman Business Dictionarylongshoremanlong‧shore‧man /ˈlɒŋʃɔːmənˈlɒːŋʃɔːr-/ noun (plural longshoremen /-mən/) [countable] American EnglishJOBTRANSPORT someone whose job is to load and unload ships SYN STEVEDORE, DOCKERport reorganization that could cause big job cuts for longshoremen
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