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ferry

noun [C]     /ˈfer.i/ (also ferry boat)
B1 a boat or ship for taking passengers and often vehicles across an area of water, especially as a regular service: a car ferry We're going across to France by/on the ferry. We took the ferry to Calais.Passenger, cargo and military shipsBoats and sailing craft
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