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English definition of “USS”

USS

    /ˌjuː.esˈes/
abbreviation for United States Ship : used before the names of ships in the US navy : He was a radio technician aboard the USS Missouri.The NavyPassenger, cargo and military shipsBoats and sailing craft
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