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portage

por·tage

portage

 
pronunciation:
por tihj
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the carrying of small boats or their cargo overland between two navigable waterways.
definition 2: the overland route used for this purpose.
similar words:
carry
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: portaged, portages, portaging
definition: to transport by portage.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to make a portage.