an oceangoing passenger ship, operating either as one unit of a regular scheduled service or as a cruise ship.
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- ocean city,
- ocean engineering,
- ocean floor spreading,
- ocean greyhound,
- ocean island,
- ocean marine insurance,
- ocean of storms,
- ocean perch,
- ocean pout,
- ocean springs
Origin of ocean liner
An Americanism dating back to 1830–40
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Examples from the Web for ocean liner
Here a huge canoe made of a single log, and there a mammoth steamer with all the elegances of an ocean-liner.The Minute Man of the Frontier|W. G. Puddefoot