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synonyms for bireme

  • dinghy
  • galleon
  • rowboat
  • tender
  • trireme
  • galiot
  • galleass
  • quarter galley
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How to use bireme in a sentence

This is proved by another illustration of a bireme on the same vase, in which the steering oars are clearly seen.
ANCIENT AND MODERN SHIPS.GEORGE C. V. HOLMES
This Greek bireme, with its shallow hull and lofty, open superstructure, could hardy have been a seaworthy vessel.
ANCIENT AND MODERN SHIPS.GEORGE C. V. HOLMES
The large figures at the stern seem to point to the bireme of Fig. 74 being about to be used for racing purposes.
ANCIENT AND MODERN SHIPS.GEORGE C. V. HOLMES
In Appendix, p. 157, will be found an account of an eighth-century Greek bireme, recently discovered.
ANCIENT AND MODERN SHIPS.GEORGE C. V. HOLMES
As the bireme struck the high waves King Hiram advanced to the prow.
A KING OF TYREJAMES M. LUDLOW
The ‘bireme,’ or two-banked vessel, does not appear in Homer.
BOATINGW. B. WOODGATE
The shrill notes were answered in exact pitch, like an echo, from a splendid bireme anchored near the mouth of the harbor.
A KING OF TYREJAMES M. LUDLOW
Soon they tacked far to the north, and, rounding to the west, crossed the bows of the bireme of Herodotus.
A KING OF TYREJAMES M. LUDLOW
A military boat called the "bireme" came into use in Greece about six or seven centuries before Christ.
GREAT INVENTIONS AND DISCOVERIESWILLIS DUFF PIERCY
It is probable that the Greeks did not originate the bireme, but borrowed the idea from the Phœnicians or possibly from Egypt.
GREAT INVENTIONS AND DISCOVERIESWILLIS DUFF PIERCY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BIREME

  • bireme
  • dinghy
  • galiot
  • galleass
  • galleon
  • quarter galley
  • rowboat
  • tender
  • trireme
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.