Definition of troopship in English:

troopship

Syllabification: troop·ship
Pronunciation: /ˈtro͞opˌSHip
 
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noun

A ship designed or used for transporting troops.
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  • His frigate served initially as a troopship in the 1801 operations, before assuming the role of a hospital ship.
  • Had one of our aircraft-carriers or troopships been sunk before the troops got ashore, British forces would have been in deep trouble.
  • Ship casualties would have been higher if bombs had burst on impact, and British prospects would have been poor if troopships rather than warships had been lost.

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