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Being a vessel that is made or used for ocean voyages.
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or o′cean-go`ing,

1. (of a ship) designed and equipped to travel on the open sea.
2. noting or pertaining to sea transportation: oceangoing traffic.
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Adj.1.oceangoing - used on the high seas; "seafaring vessels"
marine - relating to or characteristic of or occurring on or in the sea
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