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blockade-runner

[ blo-keyd-ruhn-er ]
/ blɒˈkeɪdˌrʌn ər /
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noun

a ship or person that passes through a blockade.

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Nearby words

block tin, block trade, block vote, block, herbert lawrence, blockade, blockade-runner, blockage, blockboard, blockbust, blockbuster, blockbusting

Origin of blockade-runner

First recorded in 1860–65
Related formsblock·ade-run·ning, noun
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