What does galleon mean?

Definitions for galleonˈgæl i ən, ˈgæl yən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word galleon.

Princeton's WordNet

  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


  1. galleon(Noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  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.]


  1. Galleon

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Galleon

    gal′i-un, n. a large Spanish vessel with lofty stem and stern, mostly used formerly for carrying treasure. [Sp. galeon. Cf. Galley.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of galleon in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of galleon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. President Juan Manuel Santos:

    Without a doubt, without room for any doubt, we have found, 307 years after it sank, the San Jose galleon.

  2. President Juan Manuel Santos:

    The galleon is the heritage of Colombians for Colombians, now many owners are appearing. No sirs, this is Colombian heritage.

  3. President Juan Manuel Santos:

    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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