seaborne

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adjective sea·borne \-ˌbȯrn\

Definition of seaborne

  1. 1 :  borne over or on the sea a seaborne invasion

  2. 2 :  carried on by oversea shipping seaborne trade

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First Known Use of seaborne

1823


SEABORNE Defined for English Language Learners

seaborne

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adjective

Definition of seaborne for English Language Learners

  • : carried in a ship sailing across the sea

  • : involving or using ships that sail across the sea

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