Definitions of transportation

  1. the act of transporting something from one location to another Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the commercial enterprise of transporting goods and materials Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. facility consisting of the roads and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods Wordnet Dictionary DB
  6. the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966 Wordnet Dictionary DB
  7. The act of transporting, or the state of being transported; carriage from one place to another; removal; conveyance. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Transport; ecstasy. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Removal: banishment: the moving of grain and merchandise by railway and water routes; also applied to passenger traffic. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. Act of transporting; conveyance; conveyance into exile. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. The act of carrying or conveying from one place to another; banishment for crime. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for transportation

  1. I was, instead, sentenced to transportation to this colony, where I am condemned to pass the remainder of my days. – Terre Napoleon A history of French explorations and projects in Australia by Ernest Scott
  2. I suppose capital will have to investigate, and that'll take time; but I can begin to pick up a crew and make arrangements for transportation and supplies. – The Blazed Trail by Stewart Edward White