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troopship

noun [C] uk   /ˈtruːp.ʃɪp/ us  
a ship that is used for transporting large numbers of soldiers, especially one that was previously used for carrying goods
Translations of “troopship”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指商船改裝的)部隊運輸船,運兵船…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指商船改装的)部队运输船,运兵船…
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