from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A vessel fitted up for the care of sick or wounded seamen, or of patients taken from a ship in quarantine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A large ship that is intended to serve as a mobile hospital with appropriate equipment and personnel.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a ship built to serve as a hospital; used for wounded in wartime


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