Examples of seaman in a Sentence
a weathered old seaman who now captains a tour boat
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Two Filipino seamen who died two weeks apart during a Japanese coal carrier’s voyage to Australia in 2012 were killed by one or more assailants, an Australian coroner said Wednesday.
CANBERRA, Australia — An Australian coroner says two Filipino seamen who died two weeks apart during a Japanese coal carrier’s voyage to Australia in 2012 had been killed by one or more assailants.
Mr. Donohue, who had served four years in the Marine Corps and was working as a merchant seaman, took this to heart and got a job as an oiler on the Drake Victory, a merchant ship taking ammunition from New York to Vietnam.
Cook was an experienced seaman, navigator and amateur astronomer.
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Before 12th Century
First Known Use of seaman
before 12th century
SEAMAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of seaman for English Language Learners
: an experienced sailor
: a sailor in the U.S. or British Navy or the U.S. Coast Guard who is not an officer
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