Definition of "troopship" [troop•ship]

  • A ship for transporting troops. (noun)

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Use "troopship" in a sentence
  • "The troopship was a converted "cattlewagon" made to carry two hundred colonists and assorted bushes and beasts."
  • "Basheer asked him where he was when the war ended, and he said, On a troopship heading for Japan."
  • "I left England with the 14th Army on the troopship 'ORION' to India from where we came home on the American Warship the 'General Anderson'."