Entry from British & World English dictionary
A bridge formed by mooring boats side by side across a river.
- It's where Xerxes built a bridge of boats and marched across an army to invade Greece.
- William II contemplated invading Ireland, allegedly toying with the idea of building a bridge of boats from Wales.
- He lost contact with his base of supply when he crossed the Hudson dismantling the bridge of boats behind him.
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