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Marie Celeste, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishMarie Celeste, thethe Marie CelesteMarie Ce‧leste, the /ˌmæri sɪˈlest, ˌmɑːri- $ məˌriː-/  a sailing ship that was found in the Atlantic Ocean in 1872, with no one on it. The ship was undamaged, and a table was prepared for a meal. No one knows why the sailors left the ship, or what happened to them. People sometimes describe a place that is deserted (=nobody is there) as being like the Marie Celeste.
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