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{n: Constitution, Old Ironsides} United States 44-gun frigate that was one of the first three naval ships built by the United States; it won brilliant victories over British frigates during the War of 1812 and is without doubt the most famous ship in the history of the United States Navy; it has been rebuilt and is anchored in the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston

{n: nickname} a descriptive name for a place or thing
"the nickname for the U.S. Constitution is `Old Ironsides'"


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