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Date: 1600-1700
Language: Spanish
Origin: 'load, charge', from cargar 'to load', from Late Latin carricare; CHARGE2

cargo

noun
     
Related topics: Transport
car‧go plural cargos or cargoes [uncountable and countable]
TT the goods that are being carried in a ship or plane [= freight]
cargo of
A ship carrying a cargo of oil has run aground.
a cargo plane

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