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
A large, three masted, square rigged sailing ship with at least two decks.
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
Origin: [Sp. galeon, cf. F. galion; fr. LL. galeo, galio. See Galley.]
A galleon was a large, multi-decked sailing ship used primarily by European states from the 16th to 18th centuries.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
gal′i-un, n. a large Spanish vessel with lofty stem and stern, mostly used formerly for carrying treasure. [Sp. galeon. Cf. Galley.]
The numerical value of galleon in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of galleon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Without a doubt, without room for any doubt, we have found, 307 years after it sank, the San Jose galleon.
The galleon is the heritage of Colombians for Colombians, now many owners are appearing. No sirs, this is Colombian heritage.
We will build a great museum here in Cartagena, without a doubt, without room for any doubt, we have found, 307 years after it sank, the San Jose galleon.
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Translations for galleon
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- galióCatalan, Valencian
- kaljuuna, galeoniFinnish
- galeon, галијун, галеон, galijunSerbo-Croatian
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