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Other Transportation Definition

[n] the act of expelling a person from their native land; "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"
[n] the act of transporting something from one location to another
[n] the commercial enterprise of transporting goods and materials
[n] facility consisting of the roads and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
[n] the federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966
[n] the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance

Misc. Definitions

\Trans`por*ta"tion\, n. [L. transportatio: cf. F. transportation.]
1. The act of transporting, or the state of being transported; carriage from one place to another; removal; conveyance. To provide a vessel for their transportation. --Sir H. Wotton.
2. Transport; ecstasy. [R.] --South.

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