cargo (countable and uncountable, plural cargos or cargoes)
- Freight carried by a ship, aircraft etc.
- 1806, James Harrison, The Life of the Right Honourable Horatio Lord Viscount Nelson
- "…her whole and entire cargo; and, also, all such other cargoes and property as may have been landed in the island of Teneriffe,…"
- 1913, Nephi Anderson, Story of Chester Lawrence,
- "…but human life is worth more than ships or cargos."
- (Papua New Guinea) Western material goods.
- 1995, Martha Kaplan, Neither Cargo Nor Cult: Ritual Politics and the Colonial Imagination in Fiji, Duke University Press, page xi
- "They wrote of Pacific people with millenarian (and sometimes anti-colonial) expectations who used magical means to get western things (hence the term "cargo" cult)."
freight carried by a ship
From English cargo.
cargo m (plural cargos)
- ship designed to carry a cargo
cargo m (genitive singular cargo, plural cargothan)
- Alternative form of carago.