Definition of the Queen Elizabeth from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


the Queen Elizabeth

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a British passenger ship built by Cunard, the largest of its type ever built. It was named after Queen Elizabeth, later the Queen Mother, and was launched by her in 1938. It was first used in World War II to carry soldiers, and after the war carried passengers between England and the US. In 1972 it was destroyed by a fire. see also QE2