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synonyms for trireme

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

Of the Rhodian fleet two quinqueremes and a trireme were destroyed, but no ship was taken.
THE HISTORIES OF POLYBIUS, VOL. II (OF 2)POLYBIUS
The arrival of this trireme was thus of very essential service to the Greeks.
XERXESJACOB ABBOTT
He describes the sword as like the beak of the ship known as the trireme, which was rowed with three banks of oars.
TALES OF FISHESZANE GREY
It has been like a splendid and richly-dressed trireme sailing, plague-stricken, into a harbor full of ships and boats.
SERAPIS, COMPLETEGEORG EBERS
And there, in the soft embracement of the bay, a bird with folded wings asleep—the trireme!
THE PRINCE OF INDIA, VOLUME ILEW. WALLACE
The trireme and the assemblage of admiring townspeople had disappeared, leaving the bay and its shores to their wonted quiet.
THE PRINCE OF INDIA, VOLUME ILEW. WALLACE
We must send at once, and ask Theopompus to hire a fast trireme for us, and have it put in sailing order at once.
AN EGYPTIAN PRINCESS, COMPLETEGEORG EBERS
And from this circumstance that house was called the Trireme.
THE DEIPNOSOPHISTS, OR BANQUET OF THE LEARNED OF ATHENUSATHENUS
The rowers set to work with a will, notwithstanding that the imperial trireme was now disabled.
QUINTUS CLAUDIUS, VOLUME 2 OF 2ERNST ECKSTEIN
In two minutes more it was fast to the side of the trireme, and the ladies and the crew were placed in safety.
QUINTUS CLAUDIUS, VOLUME 1 OF 2ERNST ECKSTEIN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TRIREME

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