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boatyard Line breaks: boat|yard
Pronunciation: /ˈbəʊtjɑːd/

Definition of boatyard in English:

noun

An enclosed area of land where boats are built or stored.
Example sentences
  • Pollution from marinas and boatyards and the impact on marine ecosystems from yachting infrastructure development are also of concern, a subject too deep to go into here.
  • We met last week at one of his favourite haunts, a restaurant and bar berthed next to boatyards in the Westhaven marina, at just after one in the afternoon.
  • Around the country, more states are developing voluntary programs to help marinas and boatyards adopt cleaner, greener operating practices.

Words that rhyme with boatyard

foreyard • courtyard

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