Mary Celeste

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Etymology[edit]

From a British-flagged Nova Scotian brigantine by this name that crossed the Atlantic Ocean and went through the Straits of Gibraltar and into the Mediterranean Sea under full sail without a crew or any occupants.

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Mary Celeste ‎(plural Mary Celestes)

  1. (idiomatic) A ship found empty of all people, in good condition, seemingly abandoned on the high seas; a ghost ship.

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