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Meaning of CARGO

Pronunciation:  'kârgow

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  goods carried by a large vehicle

CARGO is a 5 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: consignment, freight, lading, load, loading, payload, shipment
 See Also: merchandise, product, wares



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Car"go\, n.; pl. {Cargoes}. [Sp. cargo, carga, burden,
load, from cargar to load, from cargar to load, charge, See
The lading or freight of a ship or other vessel; the goods,
merchandise, or whatever is conveyed in a vessel or boat;
load; freight.

      Cargoes of food or clothing.             --E. Everett.

Note: The term cargo, in law, is usually applied to goods
      only, and not to live animals or persons. --Burill.

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