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In 1941, the German battleship Bismarck sank the British battle cruiser HMS Hood in the North Atlantic, killing all but three of the 1,418 men on board.
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BATTLE CRUISER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of battle cruiser for English Language Learners
: a ship that is used in fighting wars and that is lighter and faster than a battleship
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