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Meaning of IMPEDIMENTA

Pronunciation:  im`pedu'mentu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the baggage and equipment carried by an army
  2. [n]  any structure that makes progress difficult
 

IMPEDIMENTA is a 11 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: impediment, obstructer, obstruction, obstructor
 
 See Also: baggage, bar, barrier, block, blockade, blockage, closure, construction, encumbrance, hindrance, hitch, incumbrance, interference, luggage, obstacle, occlusion, preventative, preventive, stop, stoppage, structure, tumbler

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Im*ped`i*men"ta\, n. pl. [L. See {Impediment},
{Impede}.]
Things which impede or hinder progress; incumbrances;
baggage; specif. (Mil.), the supply trains which must
accompany an army.

      On the plains they will have horses dragging travoises,
      dogs with travoises, women and children loaded with
      impedimenta.                             --Julian
                                               Ralph.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: accouterments, apparatus, appliances, appointments, appurtenances, armament, bag and baggage, baggage, burden, burthen, cargo, charge, consignment, conveniences, cross, cumbrance, deadweight, difficulty, disadvantage, duffel, dunnage, embarrassment, encumbrance, equipage, equipment, facilities, facility, fittings, fixtures, freight, freightage, furnishings, furniture, gear, goods, hamper, handicap, impediment, imposition, inconvenience, installations, kit, lading, load, luggage, lumber, machinery, materiel, munition, munitions, onus, outfit, pack, paraphernalia, payload, penalty, plant, plumbing, rig, rigging, shipment, stock-in-trade, tackle, things, traps, trouble, utensils, weight, white elephant
 

 

 

 

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