Definition of dockyard in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈdɒkjɑːd


  • An area with docks and equipment for repairing and maintaining ships.
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    • When Henry VIII founded a dockyard for building ships in Deptford, the area became renowned across the shipping industry.
    • Portsmouth is a great port to sail from on an evening, with excellent views from the deck of the naval ships and dockyards.
    • It was known to be an unsound ship at the dockyard, but the king refused to recall the voyage.

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