Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: gunboats
IPA transcription: [ɡ'ʌnb,oʊts]
Usage examples
  • Immediately above the forts, the fleet of rebel gunboats joined in the battle, which now resolved itself into a series of conflicts between single vessels or small groups.
  • They also had auxiliary defenses: first, of a strong river barrier of log rafts and other obstructions connected by powerful chains, half a mile below the forts; second, of an improvised fleet of sixteen rebel gunboats and a formidable floating battery.