Definitions for galleonˈgæl i ən, ˈgæl yən

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  1. galleon(noun)

    a large square-rigged sailing ship with three or more masts; used by the Spanish for commerce and war from the 15th to 18th centuries

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  1. galleon(Noun)

    A large, three masted, square rigged sailing ship with at least two decks.

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  1. Galleon(noun)

    a sailing vessel of the 15th and following centuries, often having three or four decks, and used for war or commerce. The term is often rather indiscriminately applied to any large sailing vessel

  2. Origin: [Sp. galeon, cf. F. galion; fr. LL. galeo, galio. See Galley.]

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  1. Galleon

    A galleon was a large, multi-decked sailing ship used primarily by European states from the 16th to 18th centuries.


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