hospital ship definition

  • noun:
    • A large ship this is certainly intended to serve as a mobile medical center with appropriate gear and personnel.
    • a vessel fitted up for a floating hospital.
    • A vessel fitted up for proper care of ill or wounded seamen, or of patients obtained from a ship in quarantine.
    • a ship built to act as a hospital; used for wounded in wartime

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