American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2

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Author: Noah Webster

Transportation

TRANSPORTA’TION, n. The act of carrying or conveying from one place to another, either on beasts or in vehicles, by land or water, or in air. Goods in Asia are transported on camels; in Europe and America, either on beasts or on carriages or sleds. But transportation by water is the great means of commercial intercourse.

1. Banishment for felony.

2. Transmission; conveyance.

3. Transport; ecstasy. [Little used.]

4. Removal from one country to another; as the transportation of plants.

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Transportation," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed September 25, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4WMQAXPAHDS8DXW.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Transportation." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 25 Sep. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4WMQAXPAHDS8DXW.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Transportation' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 25 September 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4WMQAXPAHDS8DXW.