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Coaling station

noun
1.
A seaport where ships can take on supplies of coal.






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"Coaling station" Quotes from Famous Books



... extended range of fire to seaward. The guns are not yet to hand. The expenditure recently authorised, amounting to some 10,000l., appears fully justified in view of the importance of St. Helena as a coaling station for the Cape route to the East. As a sanatorium it might be of great value to the ships ...
— The Last Voyage - to India and Australia, in the 'Sunbeam' • Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey



Words linked to "Coaling station" :   harbour, seaport, haven, harbor



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