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    transportation - Dictionary definition and meaning for word transportation

    Definition
    (noun) a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods Definition
    (noun) the act of moving something from one location to another Definition
    (noun) the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance
    Synonyms : fare
    Definition
    (noun) the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966 Definition
    (noun) the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials
    Synonyms : shipping , transport
    Definition
    (noun) the act of expelling a person from their native land
    Synonyms : deportation , exile , expatriation
    Example Sentence
    • men in exile dream of hope
    • his deportation to a penal colony
    • the expatriation of wealthy farmers
    • the sentence was one of transportation for life
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