- (Of a person) regularly travelling by sea: the Danes are an ancient seafaring people most Latvians now are urban or seafaringMore example sentences
- And as a seafaring nation, what better excuse than celebrating the ocean itself?
- We've lost the solid reputation developed over generations as a seafaring nation.
- Even in wartime, seafaring families of the nineteenth century lived in a world apart.
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- The practice of regularly travelling by sea: Canadian seafaring is a fraction of what it once wasMore example sentences
- To my immense surprise, I got enveloped in the seafaring adventure of the book.
- In 1580 the two great Iberian sea-faring nations, Spain and Portugal, united.
- The fact that they never developed any seafaring tradition may be a significant factor.
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- Other Navy Week activities included a yacht race, seafarer's service at St Paul's cathedral and an open day at HMAS Cerberus.
- Aborigines had lived on the West Virginia - size island for 20,000 years before Dutch seafarer Abel Tasman arrived in 1642.
- The instruction points out, ‘although a traditional mark of the seafarer, tattoos can and do present serious hazards to health.’