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bridge of boats Line breaks: bridge of boats

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of bridge of boats in English:


A bridge formed by mooring boats side by side across a river.
Example sentences
  • 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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