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Ghost ship vs Ghost train

ghost ship

1. the apparition of a ship known to have disappeared years or centuries before:

  • The sighting of a ghost ship is not a good omen, and superstition holds that bad luck will soon follow.

2. an abandoned vessel found floating with no crew:

  • What happened on board the ghost ship Mary Celeste has baffled and tantalized the world for 130 years.

ghost train

1. (UK) a riding vehicle in an amusement park providing exciting and frightening experiences:

  • Grayling calls this “recreational fear”—the sort we experience during a ride on a ghost train.

2. a paranormal sighting of a phantom train wrecked in an earlier crash:

  • Most ghost train sightings have been recorded in the United States where railway lines were the most extensive.

See also: Dead ship vs Death ship