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American English: /ˈbəmˌboʊt/
British English: /ˈbʌmbəʊt/

Translation of bumboat in Spanish:


  • (bote que se acerca a barcos anclados para vender mercancías)
    Example sentences
    • At that time, sailors relied on bumboats for their daily needs.
    • Those seeking a different experience altogether can visit the island of Pulau Ubin, which is reached by hiring a bumboat from the piers at Changi.
    • Today, tourists cruise the Singapore River in bumboats while water-skiers zig - zag down the Kallang.

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