transportation

[ trans-per-tey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF transportation
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TRANSPORTATION

They were distributed among the captains of the fleet for transportation to Athens.

Two months later Florent was again sentenced to transportation.

The hay-press makes storage and transportation easier and cheaper.

Tell Wilson to make out your transportation, so that you can start for your regiment tomorrow.

Transportation, they tell me, has already nearly got rid of the gypsies.

If you have seduced him here, and robbed him of it, it's transportation.

As in the trip across the Plains, we must provide our own transportation.

"And these are the thanks I get for furnishing some means of transportation," said Roy resentfully.

Fish is plentiful in Alaska; it is transportation that costs.

We were scant of provisions, scant of transportation, scant of ammunition.

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, "act of transporting," noun of action from transport (v.). Middle English used verbal noun transporting (early 15c.). In the sense of "means of conveyance" it is first recorded 1853.

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nounland vehicle; car
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