seafaring, seagoing, sailing, marine, maritime, nautical, naval

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oˈcean-going adjective
Sailing, or suitable for sailing, across the ocean
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Main Entry:ocean

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ocean-going UK US adjective
designed for sailing across the sea

an ocean-going liner

Thesaurus: relating to or describing ships and boatssynonym types of boat or shiphyponym

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ˈocean-going [ocean-going] adjective only before noun
(of ships) made for crossing the sea or ocean, not for journeys along the coast or up rivers

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