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English definition of “airship”

airship

noun [C] uk   /ˈeə.ʃɪp/ us    /ˈer-/ mainly UK (US usually blimp)
a large aircraft without wings, used especially in the past, consisting of a large bag filled with gas that is lighter than air and driven by engines. Passengers were carried in a structure hanging below.
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