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landing craft

noun

Simple Definition of landing craft

  • : a boat or ship designed to bring soldiers and equipment to the shore

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of landing craft

  1. :  any of numerous naval craft designed for conveying troops and equipment from a transport to a beach in an amphibious assault

1940

First Known Use of landing craft

1940


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