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Definition of Galleon

Galleon
Galleon Gal"le*on, n. [Sp. galeon, cf. F. galion; fr. LL. galeo, galio. See Galley.] (Naut.) 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. The galleons . . . were huge, round-stemmed, clumsy vessels, with bulwarks three or four feet thick, and built up at stem and stern, like castles. --Motley.

Meaning of Galleon from wikipedia

- Galleons were large, multi-decked sailing ships first used as armed cargo carriers by European states from the 16th to 18th centuries during the age of...
- The Manila galleons (Spanish: GaleĆ³n de Manila; Filipino: Galyon ng Maynila) were Spanish trading ships which for two and a half centuries linked the Spanish...
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- The Calligraphic Galleon is an example of Islamic calligraphy dating to the mid-18th century. Attributed to a calligrapher in the Ottoman Empire, the...
- Galleon is a debut album by French house band Galleon. It was released in 2002. The album contains three singles, "So I Begin", "I Believe" and "One Sign"...
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