Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A launch or barge: a medium-sized boat used in the Philippine Islands for the transportation of merchandise and native products.
“A lancha was a small vessel having no deck and but one mast, and propelled by sweeps.”
“Early in the morning we embarked in a sort of narrow canoe, called a lancha, in hopes of crossing the gulf of Cariaco during the day.”
“Anxious to reach Cumana, in order to avail ourselves of the first opportunity that might offer for our passage to Vera Cruz, we hired an open boat called a lancha, a sort of craft employed habitually in the latitudes east of Cape Codera where the sea is scarcely ever rough.”
“A tin-hulled 'lancha' plows along the mighty Cuyuni River in Venezuela's south - eastern State of Bolivar close to the border with neighboring Guyana where it joins the Essequibo River to flow into the southern Atlantic Ocean”
“See if you can get a lancha to take you up the river and into the mangalares.”
“From Playa San Agustin, they took us around the bend on a lancha to a virgin beach where we defiled it all day!”
“In Huatulco, get one of the lancha guys to take you to one of the inaccessible beaches.”
“By then sounds of the nearing Catalina had warned of its imminent arrival, and Getulio had left in the lancha to ferry his son and daughter-in-law back to the compound.”
“Several minutes later, no sounds of the second lancha bearing Ty and Barney had yet been heard.”
“With the help of others on the raft, Getulio attended to loading crates and luggage into his lancha.”
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