troopship

[ troop-ship ]
/ ˈtrupˌʃɪp /

noun

a ship for the conveyance of military troops; transport.

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Origin of troopship

First recorded in 1860–65; troop + ship1

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British Dictionary definitions for troopship

troopship
/ (ˈtruːpˌʃɪp) /

noun

a ship, usually a converted merchant ship, used to transport military personnel
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