shipyard

[ ship-yahrd ]
/ ˈʃɪpˌyɑrd /

noun

a yard or enclosure in which ships are built or repaired.

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Origin of shipyard

First recorded in 1690–1700; ship1 + yard2
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British Dictionary definitions for shipyard

shipyard
/ (ˈʃɪpˌjɑːd) /

noun

a place or facility for the building, maintenance, and repair of ships
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