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dockyard

[ dok-yahrd ]
/ ˈdɒkˌyɑrd /
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noun

a waterside area containing docks, workshops, warehouses, etc., for building, outfitting, and repairing ships, for storing naval supplies, etc.
British. a navy yard.

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Origin of dockyard

First recorded in 1695–1705; dock1 + yard2
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British Dictionary definitions for dockyard

dockyard
/ (ˈdɒkˌjɑːd) /

noun

a naval establishment with docks, workshops, etc, for the building, fitting out, and repair of vessels
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