seabase

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sea +‎ base

Noun[edit]

seabase (plural seabases)

  1. A collection of support and supply ships supporting operations elsewhere, that can function as a floating barracks, hospital and base.
    • 2002. Department of Defense Authorization for Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2003 by U.S. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services, Page 154 [1]:
      We operated from a seabase, reducing our footprint ashore and thereby minimizing our force protection requirements []

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