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steamboat (ˈstiːmˌbəʊt Pronunciation for steamboat



  1. a boat powered by a steam-engine

Example Sentences Including 'steamboat'

A highlight is the Chinese steamboat , where we sit in a cabana on the beach leisurely boiling seafood and vegetables in Tom Yum soup.
The Australian (2004)
Her husband Michael had been away since April, `working on a steamboat on Lake Erie '.
Christy Campbell FENIAN FIRE: The British Government Plot to Assassinate Queen Victoria (2002)
It has tease and sparkle, and the Coens cleverly reset the story in a sleepy steamboat town in the American South.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
Months later, Ernst and Gala set off by steamboat for Saigon.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
That was 1948. I travelled there in a very small and primitive steamboat.
New Scientist (2004)


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