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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: an establishment on the waterfront where vessels are built or fitted out or repaired

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1704 1. shipyard 2. British navy yard

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. an area with docks and equipment for building and repairing ships, esp. for naval use.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Dockyard Dock"yard`, n. A yard or storage place for all sorts of naval stores and timber for shipbuilding.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(dockyards) A dockyard is a place where ships are built, maintained, and repaired. N-COUNT

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