Meaning of “the ark” in the English Dictionary

"the ark" in British English

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the arknoun [ S ]

uk /ɑːk/ us /ɑːrk/

the ark noun [ S ] (SHIP)

also Noah's ark (in the Bible) a large wooden ship built by Noah in order to save his family and a male and female of every type of animal when the world was covered by a flood

(Definition of “the ark” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)