Definition of Seabee in English:

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Seabee

Pronunciation: /ˈsēˌbē/

noun

A member of one of the construction battalions of the Civil Engineer Corps of the US Navy.
Example sentences
  • These are examples of Seabee Battalion patches from the Museum's collection
  • This is the actual beginning of the renowned Seabees, who obtained their designation from the initial letters of Construction Battalion.
  • Thousands of Seabees served in combat areas of Korea during the war, but many other Seabees were stationed in lonely outposts all over the world.

Origin

Representing a pronunciation of the letters CB (from construction battalion.

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