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maiden

1. a female, e.g. ewe, gilt, heifer, bitch, mare, of breeding age but not yet mated.
2. a racehorse that has not yet won a race on a recognized track.
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The maiden voyage of C[pounds sterling]Grete MAERSKC[yen] to Jebel Ali Port re-iterates the magnitude and importance of the port as one of the biggest and most vital facilitators of import and export in the UAE and the region as a whole.
The Queen Victoria leaves today on a 10-day maiden voyage around northern Europe.
The Warrior's maiden voyage in search of a long-lost treasure and hidden memory, on the brink of a revolutionary transformation in nautical technology makes for a rousing fierce saga of the high seas.
Powered by a single sail, Chris Burden's Ghost Ship, 2005, had arrived from Fair Isle, Scotland, on its maiden voyage, having traveled well over four hundred miles in five days.
Everett's maiden voyage as the icily brilliant crime solver, confirmed bachelor (ahem), and drug user doesn't hold a candle to the performances of his big-screen predecessor, Basil Rathbone, let alone Jeremy Brett on TV, But he'll do nicely until someone much better comes along.
In 1811 two of Thomas Jefferson's nephews murdered a slave and burned the evidence, even as the Mississippi River's first steamboat made its maiden voyage to a series of earthquakes which would shake the valley with 8.
In 1912 Marjorie MacTavish leaves Glasgow, Scotland to catch the maiden voyage of the Titanic accompanied by her fiance.
A more up-to-date example of contrasting reactions is the 1913 sinking of The Titanic on her maiden voyage.
Ballard wants fresh efforts made to preserve the doomed liner, which sank on April 15, 1912, during its maiden voyage after hitting an iceberg, killing 1,500 people.
THE world's biggest single-masted yacht costing more than pounds 30 million was due to set sail today on its maiden voyage.
My favorite memories of these ships includes a visit to the Faust on her maiden voyage to Baltimore many years ago, and a later group tour of the Fidelio," said Shilby.