landing party

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noun

a component of a ship's company detached for special duty ashore.

Nearby words

  1. landing flap,
  2. landing force,
  3. landing gear,
  4. landing net,
  5. landing page,
  6. landing ship,
  7. landing speed,
  8. landing stage,
  9. landing strake,
  10. landing strip

Origin of landing party

First recorded in 1890–95

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