Definition of longship in English:

longship

Syllabification: long·ship
Pronunciation: /ˈlôNGˌSHip, ˈläNG-
 
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noun

  • A long, narrow warship, powered by both oar and sail, used by the Vikings and other northern European peoples.
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    • The Orkney Museum's latest items include models of a Viking longship and a sailing ship as well as children's toys and domestic artefacts.
    • Viking longships sailed up the Mersey - and Norsemen may have settled on land between Altrincham and Lymm.
    • In 875, Alfred went to sea with a small naval force and on the south coast of Wessex met 7 Viking longships and defeated them.

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