bucentaur


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bucentaur

(bjuːˈsɛntɔː)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the state barge of Venice from which the doge and other officials dropped a ring into the sea on Ascension Day to symbolize the ceremonial marriage of the state with the Adriatic
[C17: from Italian bucentoro, of uncertain origin]
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Fugro will implement the task using the MV Bucentaur and Fugro Commander vessels.
TYNE SHIPPING MOVEMENTS Arrivals Date/Time Name From To 2710 0845 Princess Seaways Ijmuiden RoRo 3 2710 1159 Bucentaur Sea Northumbrian Quay 2710 2359 Tracer Halden Anchorage 2810 0845 King Seaways Ijmuiden RoRo 3 Sailings Date/Time Name From To 2710 1700 Princess Seaways RoRo 3 Ijmuiden 2710 1700 Princess Seaways RoRo 3 Ijmuiden
Previously sighted at London's Victoria and Albert Museum, jamme d between marble columns, it's like the Bucentaur crossed with Brighton Pavilion, fantastically woven from cardboard packaging.