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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Water
steamshipsteam‧ship /ˈstiːmˌʃɪp/ noun [countable]  TTWa large ship that uses steam to produce power
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steamshipThe canal provided a shorter sea route for steamships, which enabled them to reach their destinations before the clippers.Jackson's company became overextended financially, having invested in steamships and collieries as well as docks and railways.They traded wildly in mining stock and railroads, in steamships and telegraphs.Alternative accommodation in the metropolitan area for a new breed of large steamships had become a matter of some urgency.He collected another $ 2,975 as his share of the steamship fares.She sailed for home on the steamship 55 President Roosevelt, arriving on July 6 to another tumultuous frenzied welcome.Ocean travellers: Use it to photograph their fellow passengers on the steamship deck.He ran messages to steamship lines.
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