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Definition of Whaling


  1. of Whala
  2. The hunting of whales.
  3. Pertaining to, or employed in, the pursuit of whales; as, a whaling voyage; a whaling vessel.

Whaling Quotations

Besides all those whaling details, Moby Dick is about someone who's looking for something so huge, something they've wanted all their life, yet they know when they find it, it will kill them.
Laurie Anderson

On my second swim at Deception Island, the water was very clear and I was looking at hundreds of whale bones beneath me. It was a graveyard from the whaling some time in the 1920s-30s.
Lewis Gordon Pugh

The real threat to whales is whaling, which has endangered many whale species.
Dave Barry

Costa Rica and Germany have simply been pawns in the Japanese quest to silence Sea Shepherd in an attempt to stop our annual opposition of their illegal whaling activities.
Paul Watson

Whaling was the oil business of its day.
Nathaniel Philbrick
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