gross ton

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Examples of gross ton in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The 145,655 gross ton vessel will offer seven-, 10- and 11-night cruises, all with stops at the line’s newest private destination, Harvest Caye in Belize. Richard Tribou, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Norwegian Cruise Line shuffle sends Breakaway to New Orleans," 3 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of gross ton

circa 1923, in the meaning defined above

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“Gross ton.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gross%20ton. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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