Definition of cargo
- Dock workers were unloading the ship's cargo.
The ship was carrying a cargo of crude oil.
we put all of our cargo on the pack animals and began our journey through the canyon
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: something that is carried from one place to another by boat, airplane, etc.
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subject to rapid or unexpected change
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