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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a vessel fitted up for a floating hospital.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

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

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