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shipyard

Line breaks: ship|yard
Pronunciation: /ˈʃɪpjɑːd
 
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Definition of shipyard in English:

noun

An enclosed area of land where ships are built and repaired.
Example sentences
  • There are a few shipyards however, where ships are docked for repairs.
  • Along with naval shipyards, these ships were the big workplaces of their day.
  • The Zenith's engines powered up for the first time as the ship cleared the shipyard that built it.

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