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Topic: TOURISM

Date: 1400-1500
Language: French
Origin: bagage, from Old French bague 'bundle'

baggage

noun
     
bag‧gage
1 [uncountable] especially American EnglishDLT the cases, bags, boxes etc carried by someone who is travelling [= luggage]:
Check your baggage in at the desk.
2 [uncountable] informal the beliefs, opinions, and experiences that someone has, which make them think in a particular way, especially in a way that makes it difficult to have good relationships:
Each employee brings his or her own psychological baggage to the workplace.
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